Educating Students With Severe And Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach by Fred P. OreloveEducating Students With Severe And Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach by Fred P. Orelove

Educating Students With Severe And Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative Approach

byFred P. OreloveEditorDick Sobsey, Donna L. Gilles

Paperback | September 9, 2016

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A cornerstone of special education training for 30 years, this is the definitive textbook for preparing educators, counselors, and other related services professionals to teach children with severe and multiple disabilities in inclusive settings. Now in a revised, thoroughly updated, and streamlined fifth edition, this bestselling volume gives current and future educators the research and practical strategies they need to ensure the best learning outcomes for their students. Presenting a team-based, collaborative approach to education, this comprehensive text includes valuable contributions from respected experts in diverse fields, including fresh voices in special education, physical therapy, occupational therapy, communication, counseling, and pediatrics. Equally useful for preservice professionals and practicing educators in inclusive classrooms, this highly regarded textbook will fully prepare professionals to meet the educational, emotional, and health care needs of students with severe and multiple disabilities.

  • New chapters on topics essential to effective practice, such as teaching strategies and transition to adulthood
  • Updates based on the latest developments in special education
  • Cutting-edge information on assistive technology and understanding challenging behaviors infused throughout the book
  • New student-friendly features that enhance learning, such as chapter objectives, key terms, reflection questions, and challenging activities
  • Engaging and instructive case stories at the start of each chapter
  • New online course materials, including slides that outline key ideas to remember
  • Helpful new chapter organization that introduces readers to the diverse needs of students with severe and multiple disabilities and follows up with practical teaching strategies

SELECTED TOPICS COVERED:adaptations, accommodations, and modifications * alternate assessments *assistive technology * collaborative learning strategies * communication skills * curriculum design * *IEPs * instructional planning * integration of health care and education programs * nutrition and mealtime considerations * partnerships with parents and families * physical disabilities * sensory disabilities * special health care needs * transition to adulthood

Fred P. Orelove, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Special Education and Disability Policy, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia Dr. Orelove founded and served as director of the teacher preparation program in severe disabilities at Virginia Commonwealth University from 1981 to 2011. He also served for 20 years as Executive Di...
Title:Educating Students With Severe And Multiple Disabilities: A Collaborative ApproachFormat:PaperbackDimensions:552 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:September 9, 2016Publisher:Brookes PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1598576542

ISBN - 13:9781598576542

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Table of Contents

About the Online Companion Materials
About the Editors
About the Contributors
  1. Designing Collaborative Educational Services
  2. Chigee Jan Cloninger
  3. Partnering with Parents and Families
  4. Dick Sobsey
  5. Educating Students with Physical Disabilities
  6. Toby Long and Rachel Brady
  7. Educating Students with Sensory Disabilities
  8. Julie Durando, Deborah Chen, and Jerry Petroff
  9. Educating Children with Special Health Care Needs
  10. Dick Sobsey
  11. Integrating Health Care in Education Programs
  12. Kathryn Wolff Heller
  13. Teaching Communication Skills
  14. Pat Mirenda and June Downing (post.)
  15. Nutrition and Mealtime Considerations
  16. Carole K. Ivey and Dianne Koontz Lowman
  17. Designing and Adapting the Curriculum
  18. Kathleen Gee
  19. Instructing Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities inInclusive Classrooms
  20. Alice Udvari-Solner, Kate Ahlgren Bouchard, and Kiel Harell
  21. Creating Educational Adaptations, Accommodations, and Modifications
  22. Julie Causton, Alice Udvari-Solner, and Kate MacLeod
  23. Alternate Assessments for Students with Severe and Multiple Disabilities
  24. Harold Kleinert and Jacqueline Farmer Kearns
  25. Transition to Adulthood for Youth with Severe and Multiple Disabilities
  26. Mary Morningstar