The General Educator's Guide To Special Education

The General Educator's Guide To Special Education

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Sage Publications

The essential guide for teaching effectively in the inclusive classroom!

The third edition of this handbook offers easy-to-implement ideas, recommendations, and answers to questions to help general education teachers provide top-notch support for all students. In addition to an all-new section that outlines the basics of the RTI model and intervention strategies, this resource covers:

  • 13 categories recognized under IDEA 2004 for which students may be eligible to receive special education services
  • A step-by-step explanation of the special education process 
  • Accommodations and modifications to help students access the general education curriculum
  • The transition process for students with special needs

Baker & Taylor
Provides information on disability categories, the referral and placement process, teaching strategies, and behavioral adaptations to the curriculum.

Book News
The third edition of this guide to special education for general educators has been revised to reflect standards from the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) of 2001 and the Individuals With Disabilities Act (IDEA) of 2004. Maanum has taught in special education settings for 13 years, and she provides definitions for federal special education disabilities for all 13 qualifying categories and covers all special education assessments, access curriculum and intervention strategies. A concluding section addresses educational transitions and the specific needs of special education students as they enter adulthood and college. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2009
Edition: 3rd ed
ISBN: 9781412971362
Characteristics: xv, 236 p. : ill. ; 28 cm


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