Brief Reference of Student Disabilities...With Strategies for the Classroom

Brief Reference of Student Disabilities...With Strategies for the Classroom

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Presented alphabetically, each entry includes a definition of the disability, background information, characteristics, and a list of related readings, organizations, and agencies, with contact information. The author discusses a wide range of concerns, from ADHD, dyslexia, hearing impairment, and emotional disturbances to muscular dystrophy, spina bifida, aphasia, and cerebral palsy, and includes a review of health disorders such as asthma, diabetes, heart disorders, and hemophilia . The new sections in this second edition cover: A comparison of ADHD and bipolar disorder; Concise legal explanations and sources, with contact information and Web sites; The reauthorization of IDEA 2004, NCLB, and postsecondary transition.
Brief Reference of Student Disabilities, Second Edition, also provides a compilation of common disability-related acronyms and a list of children's books dealing with disabilities to foster understanding and awareness.

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Author Lee Brattland Nielsen
Publisher Corwin Press
Publication Date 2009
Edition No
Pages 272
ISBN No
ISBN13 9781412966337