Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners


Author: Jennifer T. Mascolo,Vincent C. Alfonso,Dawn P. Flanagan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118417356
Category: Psychology
Page: 496
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A Resource for Designing and Implementing Intervention Programsfor At-Risk Learners This authoritative resource provides step-by-step procedures forplanning, selecting, and tailoring interventions for at-risklearners with a unique focus on how to individualize interventionsusing actual case examples. In addition, this volume offersguidelines for gathering and interpreting data in a manner thatassists in identifying targets for intervention and rich discussionand information relating to specific academic, cognitive, andbehavioral manifestations of students with learning difficulties inreading, math, writing, and oral language. Practitioners will alsorecognize and learn how to intervene with students from underservedand mis-served populations who are at risk for learning failureincluding English-language learners and students from impoverishedenvironments. Each chapter describes how specific difficulties interfere withclassroom tasks and explain how to select, modify, or otherwisetailor an intervention based on that information. As with allvolumes in the Essentials of Psychological Assessmentseries, this volume includes callout boxes highlighting keyconcepts, extensive illustrative material, and test questions. Thecompanion CD-ROM provides additional worksheets, case studies, andhandouts.

Understanding ADHD

Our Personal Journey
Author: Ken W. McCluskey,Andrea McCluskey
Publisher: Portage & Main Press
ISBN: 9781894110938
Category: Education
Page: 182
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This personal and moving account of raising a child with ADHD is remarkable for its humour, real-life examples, and useful strategies for teachers and parents. It is one of the few books to make the topic of ADHD truly come alive. Understanding ADHD shows how parents and teachers can work together in a positive and productive fashion. Topics addressed include: identification, causation, theory, treatment, behaviour management, teaching strategies, self-concept, and prognosis.

Clinician’s Guide to Adult ADHD Comorbidities

Case Studies
Author: Joseph Sadek
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 331939794X
Category: Medical
Page: 87
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The diagnosis and management of ADHD co-occurring with other disorders such as anxiety, depression and personality disorders remain major challenges for clinicians treating all age groups. This book guides clinicians through each step in the diagnosis and management of the comorbidities of adult ADHD on the basis of essential case studies describing psychiatric disorders that frequently occur with ADHD. Each case includes a diagnosis section and management section and is accompanied by questions and answers concerning the most important aspects in diagnosing and managing both ADHD and the comorbid disorders. Drawn from actual clinical encounters, the case studies also feature ample current and valid references.

Students with Learning Disabilities


Author: Cecil D. Mercer,Paige C. Pullen
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132228428
Category: Education
Page: 546
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The seventh edition of this popular text about learning disabilities offers comprehensive coverage and a balanced approach of all of the varying theories and practices in the field--educational, medical, and psychological--incorporating assessment, definition, characteristics, and strategies-all to help readers develop their own personal perspective. It presents equal treatment to information about the characteristics, definitions, causes, and controversies of learning disabilities, with each researched-based topic clearly designed to support both diagnosis and intervention. Throughout the text, "best practices" have been identified through thorough research and practical examples. Revised to include the latest research and recent developments, the seventh edition reflects the latest trends in the field of learning disabilities. Current and classic, "Students with Learning Disabilities," Seventh Edition will stimulate and interest its readers about the nature and needs of individuals with learning disabilities. New to the seventh edition: Reflects the recent changes and trends in learning disabilities including current issues in this dynamic and expanding field. Now features current information on the "2004 Reauthorization of IDEA "and the "2006 Code of Federal Regulations." A new chapter on ADHD and other related cognitive disabilities-including information about intellectual disabilities and autism. Special pedagogical and boxed features have been added throughout the text- "Focus on the Law, Personal Perspectives, and Learning Tips." A strong focus on "how to teach "and" manage" students with learning disabilities. Revised, updated, and increased coverage of: cultural diversity, Responsiveness to Intervention techniques for identifying students with LD, effective practices to prevent and remediate reading difficulties, and includes more effective assessment strategies and teaching practices in the academic areas based on the most current research.

An Introduction to Children with Language Disorders


Author: Vicki Reed
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780023991509
Category: Medical
Page: 526
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Explores language disorders as challenges which affect aspects of children's lives. New chapters discuss language dsorders in toddlers/preschoolers and acquired language disorders in children with visual impairments, and language characteristics of Asian-American children.

Learning Disabilities and Challenging Behaviors

A Guide to Intervention & Classroom Management
Author: Nancy Mather,Sam Goldstein
Publisher: Brookes Pub
ISBN: 9781557669353
Category: Education
Page: 467
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Introduces a practical model for teaching children with learning disabilites and provides tools for identifying students' strengths and weaknesses.

Creating Inclusive Classrooms

Effective and Reflective Practices
Author: Spencer J. Salend
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780132272353
Category: Education
Page: 547
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The sixth edition ofCreating Inclusive Classrooms: Effective and Reflective Practices for All Studentsgoes beyond the typical inclusion text in its reflective discussions on how to teach students with varying learning abilities. The text contains all of the core information that an inclusion text requires and then takes the reader to a higher level by including issues of gender, race, ethnicity, language, socioeconomic status, and family structures.

Special Education

Contemporary Perspectives for School Professionals
Author: Marilyn Friend
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205505319
Category: Education
Page: 601
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Real People, Real Classrooms, Real Research. In the second edition of Marilyn Friend’s introductory special education text, emphasis is on contemporary concepts and evidence-based practices that prepare teachers for their evolving role in the education and well-being of students with disabilities and other special needs. Informed by her years of experience working with students with disabilities and their teachers, this trusted author combines research-informed concepts and skills with practical information for educators working in this challenging age of high standards and accountability, curriculum access, inclusive practices, professional collaboration, student diversity, and legislative change. The second edition fully reflects NCLB and IDEA 2004 legislation and regulations so that readers understand the most recent expectations for professional educators and their students. Throughout the book, the author grounds the discussion in the realities of today’s classrooms in a way that is concrete and compelling to future teachers. The text strikes a careful balance between the immediate concerns of novice educators with the broader human needs and experiences of students with exceptionalities and their families. Real People, Real Classrooms: Chapter Opening Vignettesdescribe the experiences of three different students of varying ages as they relate to the topics discussed in each chapter and are referenced at key points in the chapter. Firsthand Accountlets your students directly from teachers, students, parents, and school professionals as they share their own experiences and perspectives relating to life and learning with special needs. Back to the Casesfeatures at the ends of every chapter revisit the students introduced in the chapter opening vignettes in light of the information presented in the chapter material. Questions are presented for analysis and discussion. Real Research: Validated Teaching Practices. Consistent with today’s standards of practices in the field of special education, this text is filled with contemporary information, teaching approaches, strategies, and tips that are always based on research findings. Evidence-based practice features include: Specialized Instructionhighlights teaching applications for intensive instruction delivered by special education teachers in various educational settings. Inclusion Matterspresents teaching applications, service delivery options, and considerations for students with various needs in general education settings. Positive Behavioral Supportsillustrates the many positive, proactive ways to address student behavior/social issues as part of overall classroom teaching and learning. Cutting Edge Information about Trends and Issues: Technology Notesshowcase fascinating new technology applications for teaching students with exceptional needs in special or general educational settings. Professional Edgedescribes conceptual material and cutting edge information that connect theory to practice. A unique chapter,Creating Partnerships through Collaboration(Chapter 4), provides a thorough introduction to collaboration that is essential for effective planning and implementation of programs.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health: S-Z


Author: Kristine M. Krapp,Jeffrey Wilson
Publisher: Gale Cengage
ISBN: 9780787694302
Category: Child Welfare
Page: 2178
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Arranged alphabetically, each volume provides in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical and cognitive/behavioral development.

Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in Children

A Guide for Practitioners
Author: Sam Goldstein,Michael Goldstein
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: N.A
Category: Medical
Page: 876
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From the Reviews of the First Edition "A well written, extremely readable addition to the literature on ADHD." ––Journal of Clinical Psychology "Goldstein and Goldstein′s volume should be on every practitioner′s bookcase as a solid and comprehensive guide." ––Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology A proven approach to the diagnosis and management of one of the most challenging childhood disorders ADHD is the most commonly diagnosed behavioral disorder among children and adolescents. It is also one of the most difficult to manage. In this updated and expanded Second Edition of their critically acclaimed practitioner′s guide, Drs. Sam Goldstein and Michael Goldstein describe a proven multidisciplinary approach to the diagnosis and treatment of childhood ADHD, developed at the prestigious Neurology, Learning and Behavior Center in Salt Lake City. A valuable working resource for practitioners who manage children with ADHD, Managing Attention Deficit Hyperactivity in Children, Second Edition features: ∗ In–depth reviews of the latest research into the etiology and development of ADHD ∗ Step–by–step guidelines on evaluating ADHD––medically, at home, and in school ∗ A multidisciplinary approach to treating ADHD that combines medical, family, cognitive, behavioral, and school interventions ∗ Critical discussions of controversial new treatments, including diets, dietary supplements, and EEG/biofeedback

Exceptional Lives

Special Education in Today's Schools
Author: Ann P. Turnbull,Marilyn Shank
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: 565
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This best-selling volume is widely recognized for its innovation and accessibility: it equips the reader with principles, values, and practices that support teaching the majority of students with disabilities within the scope of general education programs. The authors showcase real students with real disabilities--letting their stories illustrate, as nothing else could, the challenges faced by people with exceptionalities, and the myriad factors those working with them must consider when making decisions about how, where, and what to teach. Through four engaging themes--universal design for learning, inclusion, collaboration, and multicultural awareness--this book explores the processes necessary for using " best practices" to achieve the goals set forth by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997. Packaged with a CD-ROM that contains more than an hour of actual classroom footage, this book actually puts the reader " in the classroom." This engaging book addresses general learning disabilities, emotional or behavioral disabilities, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, giftedness, mental retardation, severe and multiple disabilities, autism, physical disabilities, traumatic brain injury, communication disorders, hearing loss, and visual impairments. For special education educators, curriculum planners, therapists, school administration employees, and parents of children with special needs.

Inclusive Early Childhood Education

A Collaborative Approach
Author: Suzanne Winter
Publisher: Prentice Hall
ISBN: 9780130423351
Category: Education
Page: 373
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Uses an interdisciplinary approach to examine how to work with young disabled children within a typical preschool and day care setting and offers collaboration and communication techniques for creating classrooms where all children can learn.

ADHS im Erwachsenenalter


Author: Rolf-Dieter Stieglitz,Elisabeth Nyberg,Maria Hofecker-Fallahpour
Publisher: Hogrefe Verlag
ISBN: 3840921171
Category: Psychology
Page: 138
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Lange Zeit ging man davon aus, dass die Aufmerksamkeitsdefizit-/Hyperaktivitätsstörung (ADHS) nur Kinder betrifft. Mittlerweile belegen jedoch zahlreiche Forschungsergebnisse, dass die Störung auch bis ins Erwachsenenalter bestehen kann. Sie manifestiert sich z. B. in Konzentrationsproblemen, in Schwierigkeiten damit, die zur Verfügung stehende Zeit richtig einzuschätzen, und darin, impulsive Entscheidungen im Hinblick auf Geldausgaben, Arbeit und soziale Aktivitäten zu treffen. Der Band informiert über aktuelle diagnostische Verfahren und beschreibt die multimodale Therapie. Nach einer Beschreibung des Störungsbildes werden Modelle zur Erklärung und Aufrechterhaltung der Störung vorgestellt. Ausführlich wird auf die Diagnostik bei ADHS im Erwachsenenalter eingegangen. Dazu werden verschiedene diagnostische Verfahren aufgezeigt und die Besonderheiten und Probleme bei der Diagnostik von ADHS bei Erwachsenen erläutert. Anschließend werden die einzelnen Bausteine einer multimodalen Therapie der ADHS beschrieben. Diese kombiniert evidenzbasierte psychotherapeutische mit pharmakologischen Strategien. Praxisorientiert werden kognitiv-verhaltenstherapeutische Ansätze zur Behandlung von Problemen im Leistungs- und emotionalen Bereich, von Problemen auf der sozialen und interpersonellen Ebene sowie von Verhaltensproblemen aufgezeigt.

The Education Index

A Cumulative Author and Subject Index to a Selected List of Educational Periodicals, Books, and Pamphlets
Author: N.A
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: N.A
Category: Education
Page: N.A
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