Educating Individuals with Disabilities
IDEIA 2004 and Beyond
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Educating Individuals with Disabilities by Elena L. Grigorenko
Book DescriptionAt the beginning of the 21st century, two pieces of educational legislation are coming together as the more prominent movements of standards-based reform in the United States: The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001 and the more recently implemented Individuals with Disabilities Educational Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004. The provisions of these two pieces of legislation generally work in concert to ensure high quality instruction that closes the achievement gap; yet, poor students are disproportionately represented within the special education population and as a result, IDEIA is still very relevant to discussions about the right-to-education movement and the poverty gap.This interdisciplinary collection is the first to comprehensively review the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004 and distill the changes to professionals working with learning-disabled students. The book takes an overarching perspective; the first half of the book situates IDEIA in its historical, political, and legal context, while the second half covers practical issues that need to be addressed by professionals on a daily basis.Other topics that are analyzed include: provisions of NCLB and IDEIA; challenges of implementing IDEIA; and, response to Intervention (RTI) models and the aims of these models. The goal of NCLB and IDEIA is the same: a single, well-integrated system that connects general, remedial, and special education students and considers all the learning needs of all students. "Educating Individuals with Disabilities" points out the challenges of reaching this goal, but also delineates the steps that can be taken in order to achieve it.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780826103567
(229mm x 152mm x 30mm)
Imprint: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publisher: Springer Publishing Co Inc
Publish Date: 15-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Elena L. Grigorenko
Teaching for Successful Intelligence, Paperback (February 2016)
Coauthored by two internationally renowned educators and researchers, this resource helps teachers strengthen their classroom practice with lessons that promote successful intelligencea set of abilities that allow students to adapt and succeed within their environment, make the most of their strengths, and learn to compensate for their weaknesses."
Global Context for New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Paperback (March 2015)
Take an in depth look at the field of child and adolescent development. In this issue, the new leadership of this series offers different aspects of relevant work throughout multiple disciplines and continents, capturing both the variability and the richness of the themes considered and topics investigated in the field of childhood and adolescence.
Dyslexia Debate, Hardback (March 2014)» View all books by Elena L. Grigorenko
An examination of how we use the term 'dyslexia' and how this may undermine aid for struggling readers.
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