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Title Concise encyclopedia of special education / edited by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen
Edition Second edition
Published New York : John Wiley & Sons, [2002]


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 MELB  371.903 Con/Ceo 2002  AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 1062 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Summary The Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education, Second Edition is a comprehensive resource for those working in the fields of special education research and practice. Featuring reviews of assessment instruments and teaching approaches, legal issues, overviews of specific learning disabilities, dozens of biographies, and more, this complete desk reference is an indispensable guide for professionals, academics, and students alike. Named an American Library Association Top 25 Reference of the Year in its First Edition, The Concise Encyclopedia serves as an important reference for the education of handicapped and other exceptional children. Written and edited by highly regarded and respected experts in the fields of special education and psychology, this authoritative resource guide provides a reference base for educators as well as professionals in the areas of psychology, neuropsychology, medicine, health care, social work and law. Additionally, this acclaimed reference work is essential for administrators, psychologists, diagnosticians, and school counselors, as well as parents of the handicapped themselves. What's new in this edition Comprehensive coverage of new legislation such as Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act Cultural competence in Special Education, including new material on culturally/linguistically diverse students Many new entries including notable biographies, new service delivery systems, special education laws, new assessment instruments, cross-cultural issues, neuropsychology, and use of the Internet in research and service delivery. Some of the topics covered Academic assessment Achievement tests Addictions Bilingual education Child and adolescent behavior management Counseling with individuals and families with disabilities Early childhood education Gifted education Intelligence tests Mathematics disabilities Psychoeducational methods Rehabilitation Socioeconomic status Special education parent and student rights Traumatic brain injury.00000
Notes Updated abridgement of: Encyclopedia of special education. 2nd ed. c2000
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject People with disabilities -- Education -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Children with disabilities -- Education -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Special education -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Reference works.
Reference works.
Encyclopédie (Descripteur de forme).
Author Reynolds, Cecil R., 1952-
Fletcher-Janzen, Elaine.
LC no. 2001026647
ISBN 0471392618
0471652512 paperback alkaline paper
OTHER TI Encyclopedia of special education