Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools (7th Edition)

Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools (7th Edition)

Ann Turnbull, H. Rutherford Turnbull, Michael L. Wehmeyer, Karrie A. Shogren

Language: English

Pages: 475


Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

Appears to be pristine, as good as retail copy of 7th Edn.

Through real-life stories about children, their families, and their teachers, and through the use of the most recent evidence-based research on special education, this important book provides a comprehensive introduction to special education and its relationship to general education. The seventh edition provides this experience within the framework of three guiding themes: Inclusion, Partnerships, and Universal Design for Progress.

Long noted for its focus on progress in general education through inclusion, families, and parent-professional partnerships, the new seventh edition of Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, now includes a “Universal Design for Progress” feature in every chapter which highlights a technology that can be used to meet the needs of students with disabilities.  This text stands out from the crowd with its strong belief in the capacity of special educators, general educators, related service professionals, and families to collaborate with one another for inclusion, and that inclusion is not only possible but desirable. 



















presentations Incorporating models, demonstrations, or role play Using teacher presentation cues (e.g., gestural, visual, or verbal) to emphasize key points Scaffolding key concepts that students must learn Involving students by implementing every-pupil response techniques (e.g., lecture response cards) or incorporating manipulatives for students to use SECONDARY AND TRANSITION STUDENTS: LEARNING STRATEGIES Don Deshler and his team of researchers at the University of Kansas’s Center for

and other supports that I needed to succeed in high school. As I look back, the program was not all that bad. It provided me with additional services that I needed to succeed in my high school, such as speech therapy and adapted gym. However, the same thing that had happened in middle school was happening all over again. Instead of feeling like a student at my high school, I felt like a guest. Even though I had my classes with students in the high school, when class was over, they would go in one

Dani spends most of her time at school with other fifth graders. Two major issues are at the heart of the inclusion debate: (1) eliminating the continuum of placements and (2) increasing the amount of time students spend in the general education classroom. Eliminating the Continuum of Placements. The concept of a continuum of services has been part of special education ever since Congress enacted IDEA in 1975. The continuum refers to services that range from the most typical and most inclusive

challenging. But I am looking in to attending the University of Hawaii—Manoa to get a bachelor of science degree in global environmental science and to take other courses in geography and oceanography. I am getting a lot of support from my professors, but accomplishing these degrees at Western Kentucky University was extremely challenging. Still, I got through them all right with hard work and persistence. My learning disability was in math, which is a weak subject for me; so you can understand

● Discuss benefits and drawbacks of types, schedules, and modes of providing related services the student needs. ● Specify dates for initiating supplementary aids/services and related services, frequency, and anticipated duration. ● Share names and qualifications of all personnel who will provide instruction, supplementary aids/services, and related services. Determine Modifications in Assessments and Special Factors Determine necessary modifications for the student to participate in state- or

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