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Wehmeyer, Michael L.. Ed.; Brown, Ivan, Ed.; Percy, Maire, Ed.; Fung, W. L. Alan, Ed.; Shogren, Karrie A., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2017
The trusted core disability textbook gets a comprehensive update in this second edition, now thoroughly revised to include all the critical topics today's professionals need to know about as they work with people who have intellectual and developmental disabilities. Brought to you by a new team of world-renowned experts and contributors, this…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Student Development, Etiology
Gross, Ondine – Brookes Publishing Company, 2016
Unresolved conflicts in schools build barriers to learning, including low motivation, lack of focus, and disruptive behaviors that remove students from the classroom. When teacher-student conflicts occur, the negative effects can be long-lasting without a safe and structured way to repair the relationship. This reader-friendly guidebook has a…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Barriers, Student Motivation, Behavior Problems
Summers, Susan Janko, Ed.; Chazan-Cohen, Rachel, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Integrating infant mental health services into early education programs leads to better child outcomes and stronger parent-child relationships--the big question is how to do it appropriately and effectively. Clear answers are in this accessible textbook, created to prepare early childhood professionals and programs to weave best practices in…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Intervention, Early Childhood Education, Mental Health Programs
Luiselli, James K., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Aggressive and destructive behaviors are an ongoing challenge for many children, adolescents, and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). What's behind these high-risk behaviors, and how can professionals help manage them? Discover the answers in this comprehensive text, the most up-to-date compendium of knowledge on…
Descriptors: Evidence, Obesity, Aggression, Self Destructive Behavior
Johnston, Susan S.; Reichle, Joe; Feeley, Kathleen M.; Jones, Emily A. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
With more children and young adults with severe disabilities in today's general education classrooms, SLPs and other professionals must be ready to support their students' communication skills with effective AAC. They'll get the proven strategies they need with this intervention guide from top AAC experts, ideal for use as an in-service…
Descriptors: Comprehension, Intervention, Quality of Life, Disabilities
Goldstein, Brian A., Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Because dual language learners are the fastest--growing segment of the U.S. student population--and the majority speak Spanish as a first language--the new generation of SLPs must have comprehensive knowledge of how to work effectively with bilingual speakers. That's what they'll get in the second edition of this book, an ideal graduate-level text…
Descriptors: Language Skill Attrition, Socialization, Intervention, Phonology
Mason, Linda H.; Reid, Robert; Hagaman, Jessica L. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Comprehension problems have become an epidemic: One out of every four secondary school students is unable to read and comprehend the material in textbooks. Start addressing the root of the problem today with this practical guidebook, designed to strengthen adolescents' reading comprehension and written expression so they can master academic…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Evidence, Adolescents, Secondary School Students
Rapp, Whitney H.; Arndt, Katrina L. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
The new generation of teachers needs a new kind of special education textbook--one that focuses on children, not labels. That's why Whitney Rapp & Katrina Arndt developed "Teaching Everyone", the first text that fully prepares teachers to see past disability labels and work with all students' individual needs and strengths. Accessible and…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Disabilities, Reading Instruction
Collins, Belva C. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
To ensure the best outcomes for students with moderate and severe disabilities, K-12 educators need to understand what constitutes good instructional practices and how to apply them in any classroom, with any curriculum. All the how-to guidance they need is in this accessible text on systematic instruction, a highly effective teaching approach…
Descriptors: Evidence, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology
Barrueco, Sandra; Lopez, Michael; Ong, Christine; Lozano, Patricia – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
As the population of young dual language learners continues to rise, how can early childhood professionals choose culturally and linguistically appropriate assessments for Spanish-English bilingual preschoolers? They'll get expert guidance in this one-of-a-kind resource, a comprehensive roundup and analysis of 37 developmental assessments…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Preschool Children, Psychometrics, English (Second Language)
Schalock, Robert L.; Verdugo, Miguel Angel – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Effective, efficient, and sustainable ID/DD organizations: are they possible in today's world of dwindling resources and mounting demands for more and better services? Yes--with the practical tools and strategies in this lifeline for ID/DD leaders. Developed by two of the most trusted authorities in the disability field, this innovative business…
Descriptors: Evidence, Total Quality Management, Leadership, Decision Making
Koegel, Robert L.; Koegel, Lynn Kern – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
What is Pivotal Response Treatment? What's the research behind it, what does it look like in practice, and what are some good examples of how to use it? Now one concise book gives professionals and parents all the basics of the widely used PRT--one of a select group of highly effective, evidence-based treatments for autism. great resource for…
Descriptors: Evidence, Autism, Teaching Methods, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Golden, Cindy – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Overwhelmed special educators: Reduce your stress and support student success with this practical toolkit for whole-classroom organization. A lifesaver for special educators in any K-12 setting, this book-and-CD set will help teachers expertly manage everything, from schedules and paperwork to student supports and behavior plans. Cindy Golden, a…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Classroom Techniques, Organization, Classroom Environment
Bruns, Deborah A.; Thompson, Stacy D. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
Young children's feeding issues can be a complex challenge for early childhood professionals, especially since most get little to no training addressing this key developmental area. Now there's a single comprehensive resource that provides early childhood educators and interventionists with specific, practical, research-based guidance on resolving…
Descriptors: Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Eating Habits, Child Development
Test, David W. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2012
To meet the high-stakes requirements of IDEA's Indicator 13, professionals need proven and practical ways to support successful transitions for young adults with significant disabilities. Now there's a single guidebook to help them meet that critical goal--straight from David Test, one of today's most highly respected authorities on transitions to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Young Adults, Disabilities, Transitional Programs
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