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Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality
Contributor(s): Gargiulo, Richard M. (Author), Bouck, Emily C. (Author)

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ISBN: 1506310702     ISBN-13: 9781506310701
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc
OUR PRICE: $129.15  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 2017
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Annotation: This textbook is an introduction to special education and is intended for students in the education or teaching field and generally discusses special education as it applies to public k-12 education. The text is divided into two large sections. Section one gives the history of special education as well as its ever-changing policy and practices. Section one also looks at cultural attitudes with regard to special education and disability as well as family roles and adaptive technology. Section two breaks down different kinds of disabilities and gives each a devoted part of the text. Disabilities discussed include language and hearing impairments, autism spectrum disorder, behavioral disorders, and physical disabilities. Teaching strategies abound, as do real-life case studies and voices from actual students. Learning activities are included as well as links to video online. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
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BISAC Categories:
- Education | Special Education - General
- Education | Philosophy, Theory & Social Aspects
Dewey: 371.909
LCCN: 2016035077
Physical Information: 0.9" H x 8.4" W x 10.7" (2.73 lbs) 704 pages
 
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Contributor Bio(s): Gargiulo, Richard M.: -

Richard Gargiulo is a professor of special education in the School of Education at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He received his Master's degree and PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 1999, he was awarded the University's President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has also served as a Fulbright Scholar to the Czech Republic and has authored numerous books on the subjects of special education, early childhood education, and child abuse and neglect. He has been president of the Council for Exceptional Children and president of the Division on Autism and Development Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children.

Bouck, Emily: - Emily Bouck is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education at Michigan State University. She received her doctorate in special education from Michigan State University. Dr. Bouck is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters relating to her two main areas of research: mathematics education for students with disabilities and functional life-skills education for students with disabilities with a central theme of assistive technology throughout both areas. Dr. Bouck is a Past President of the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children and has also been active in the Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Dr. Bouck taught courses on assistive technology; social, legal, and ethical issues in special education; special education methods; and doctoral seminars. She has experience working with a range of students with disabilities in school-settings from preschool through age 26.

Bouck, Emily C.: - Emily Bouck is an Associate Professor of Special Education in the Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Special Education at Michigan State University. She received her doctorate in special education from Michigan State University. Dr. Bouck is the author of numerous peer-reviewed journal articles and chapters relating to her two main areas of research: mathematics education for students with disabilities and functional life-skills education for students with disabilities with a central theme of assistive technology throughout both areas. Dr. Bouck is a Past President of the Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children and has also been active in the Technology and Media Division of the Council for Exceptional Children. Dr. Bouck taught courses on assistive technology; social, legal, and ethical issues in special education; special education methods; and doctoral seminars. She has experience working with a range of students with disabilities in school-settings from preschool through age 26.


 
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