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Policy and practice

Thomas E. Scruggs 1948-; Margo A. Mastropieri 1951-

1st ed.. c2009

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  • Title:
    Policy and practice
  • Author: Thomas E. Scruggs 1948-; Margo A. Mastropieri 1951-
  • Description: Policy and Practice; Copyright page; Contents; List of Contributors; Chapter 1. Special education in the new millennium: Achieving educational equity for students with learning and behavioral disabilities; The search for equity in special education policy; Interpretations of equity in special education law; Educational outcomes and educational benefit; Equity and Special Education Research; Summary; Note; References; Chapter 2. Attributions of malice to special education policy and practice; Part I. Why is malice an important issue in special education?
    Part II. The concept of malice and its practice Part III. Evaluating accusations of malice; Part IV. Application of the decision model to special education; Part V. Conclusions; Acknowledgment; References; Chapter 3. Response to Intervention: A reality check; The context; Getting started; Theory into practice: MP3 comes to Larue Elementary School; Devon: An illustrative case study; Discussion; Note; References; Chapter 4. The no child left behind act and high school graduation for students with and without disabilities; No child left behind; High-stakes testing and high school graduation
    Florida graduation trends Factors contributing to graduation with a standard diploma for students with and without disabilities within a Florida school district; Method; Results; Discussion; Implications for practice; References; Chapter 5. Functional behavioral assessment and students with emotional/behavioral disorders: When research, policy, and practice collide; Historical perspectives and current literature; FBA and students with EBD; Assessment of a traditional FBA approach with students with EBD; Future directions and recommendations for policy, research, and practice; Conclusion
    References Chapter 6. The impact of poverty on special education students; Poverty and academic achievement; Poverty measures; Method; Results; Discussion; References; Chapter 7. Increasing access to higher education for students with disabilities and strengthening the preparation of professionals who instruct them: The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008; The Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008: Why now?; Access to higher education for students with disabilities; Investing in the capacity of higher education to serve students with disabilities
    Strengthening the preparation of teachers of students with disabilities Conclusions; Notes; References; Chapter 8. Intervention with students with ADHD: Analysis of the effects of a multi-component and multi-contextualized program on academic and socio-emotional adjustment; Behavior modification techniques; Cognitive-behavior modification; Academic interventions; Social skills training; Multi-contextual and multimodal interventions; The present investigation; Method; Results; Discussion; References
    Chapter 9. Nonverbal learning disabilities and arithmetic problems: the effectiveness of an explicit verbal instruction model
    In the study of learning and behavioral disabilities, effective practice and public policy enacted to implement this practice are closely intertwined. In this volume, a number of internationally prominent authors discuss issues and advances both in public policy, and in state-of-the art practice in providing service for individuals with learning and behavioral disabilities. Topics include educational equity, imputations of malice in social policy, analytical discussions of Response to Intervention and No Child Left Behind legislation, policy implications of functional behavioral assessment, im
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: Bingley : Emerald-JAI
  • Format: 1 online resource (0 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 9786612735813
  • Subjects: Special education; Learning disabled children -- Education; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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