Sep 01


This book provides a foundation for students, teachers, families, and service providers who work with persons with moderate and severe disabilities.  The book reviews classic articles that provide a foundation for best practices, describes the evolution of practices over time, and demonstrates how best practices are built on a strong research base.  Activities and performance-based assessments throughout the text allow the reader to demonstrate understanding of key concepts, appropriate prog…

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Aug 18


Studies show that young children who learn sign language are well prepared to acquire future language and literacy skills. Sign language provides a good foundation for language skills and an additional avenue of communication for infants, toddlers, and preschool children. Infants and toddlers often become frustrated when trying to communicate their needs. Sign language allows them to communicate their needs without words, reducing frustration. Written for teachers of hearing children from birth…

Read more about Simple Signing with Young Children: A Guide for Infant, Toddler, and Preschool Teachers (Early Childhood Education).

Aug 11


The world of adapted physical education and sport continues to undergo both legislative and practical changes. Those who want to stay abreast of those changes and provide people with disabilities the best physical education and sport experiences possible will benefit from Adapted Physical Education and Sport, Fourth Edition. Specifically, the book helps teachers fulfill these requirements: • Provide education compatible with the definition of special education • Identify the unique need…

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Aug 01


A comprehensive, yet practical, text for diverse courses that contribute to the transition process, Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Disabilities, Third Edition, describes the varied transition needs of students with disabilities and the myriad options and career paths potentially available.  The authors’ approach to transition is treated in a generalized way by cross-categorical, practical, and “real” transition examples.

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Jul 29


This revised edition about Alex, a child with learning disabilities, has been updated with completely new illustrations and reflects the use of the latest tactile techniques used in schools. In this story, Alex is inventing a cookie snatcher, but his lack of reading skills and impatience means that he needs extra help. There are new discussion starters for parents and professionals, and positive solutions are presented to help build a positive image for the learning-disabled child….

Read more about The Don’t-Give-Up Kid: and Learning Disabilities (The Coping Series).

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