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ERIC Number: ED563965
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 299
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: 978-1-4666-7397-7
Models for Effective Service Delivery in Special Education Programs
Epler, Pam; Ross, Rorie
IGI Global
Educators today are challenged with the task of designing curricula and standards for students of varying abilities. While technology and innovation steadily improve classroom learning, teachers and administrators continue to struggle in developing the best methodologies and practices for students with disabilities. "Models for Effective Service Delivery in Special Education Programs" brings together case studies and academic research on successful classroom models and practices to provide rewarding learning environments for students with disabilities. This publication is an essential reference source for special education teachers, supervisors, directors, and administrators, as well as academicians and researchers interested in developing special education programs within school districts and classrooms. Following a preface, the following chapters are presented: (1) Providing Services to Students with Special Needs across Various Settings; (2) Respecting Federal, State, and Local Approaches to IDEA and Service Delivery Models; (3) Model vs. Continuum; (4) Creating a Vision for Special Education Programs; (5) Spending Options for Service Delivery Models; (6) Developing Assurances for Service Delivery Models; (7) Case Study Analysis of a Team/Collaborative Model with Specific Learning Disabled Students; (8) Case Study Analysis of a Resource Room and Self-Contained Classroom Model with Emotionally Disturbed Students; (9) Case Study Analysis of a Behavior Intervention Service Delivery Model with Autism Spectrum Disorder Students; (10) Case Study Analysis of a Consultative Service Delivery Model with Students with Speech or Language Impairments; (11) Case Study Analysis of a Social Skills Service Delivery Model with Intellectually Disabled Students; (12) Special Education Service Delivery Models around the Globe. A conclusion, a section about the contributors, and an index are included.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act