Included are a broad range of lists conveniently organized into seven sections and printed in a big 8 1/2" x 11" format for easy photocopying of any list.
Here′s just a brief description of the kind of complete and up–to–date information you′ll find in each section:
Legal Issues in Special Education Nine lists that give an overall view of the most important legal issues from "Landmark Court Cases in Special Education" ... "Parents′ Rights in the Special Education Process" ... "Conditions of Public Law 504."
Foundations of the Special Education Process Twenty–nine lists of the summarize the preventive and diagnostic measures to help identify students with disabilities such as "How to Examine School Records" ... "Procedures to Follow if You Suspect Child Abuse or Neglect" ... and "Parental Participation in the Assessment Process."
Specific Exceptionalities Eighty–one lists offer the information, facts, and suggestions for dealing with more than twenty exceptionalities, including "Criteria Used to Diagnose Autistic Disorder" ... "Approaches to Educational Programming for Gifted Students" ... and "The Braille Alphabet."
Special Education Assessment One hundred twenty–five lists take you through the tools and procedures used in diagnosing and identifying special education students for example, "The Wechlser Scales of Intelligence" ... "Analysis for Interpreting Oral Reading" ... and "Overview of Bilingual Assessment."
IEP Information Ten lists provide up–to–date information on how to develop an Individualized Education Program, such as a "Related Services Available on the IEP" ... "Sample IEP Form" . . . and . . . "Student Eligibility and Criteria for Testing Modifications"
Eligibility Committee presents thirteen lists such as "Responsibilities of the Eligibility Committee" ... "Agreement to Withdraw an Eligibility Committee Referral" ... and "Procedures for Changing a Students Classification or Placement."
Classroom Instruction Techniques for Children with Disabilities features seven lists that cover practical tips and materials including "Alternate Learning Activities" . . . "Key Concepts in Behavior Modification" . . . and "Subject Areas and Related Goals."
Transition Services contains forty–five lists the provide a complete overview of the transition for a child from school to the adult world, such as "Prevocational Skills". . . "The Importance of Travel Training" . . . "Checklist for Assessing Colleges for Accessibility."
Parent Education offers practical parenting suggestions including "How to Communicate with Your Children" . . . "How to Improve a Child′s Self–Esteem" . . . and . . . "What Parents Need to Know About Retention."
Appendices features special education, psychological, and medical terminology and definitions as well as a list of key abbreviations in the field of special education.
In short, The Special Educator′s Book of Lists places in your hands an unparalleled reference packed with valuable information and materials that might otherwise take years and much effort to acquire!
Foundations of the Special Education Process.
Preventive and Diagnostic Measures.
Special Education Assessment.
125 Lists with Tools, Tests, and Procedures.
Responsibilities and Procedures.
Classroom Instruction Techniques for Children with Disabilities.