Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities
A Guide for Service Providers, Families and Congregations
By (author) Erik W. Carter
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Including People with Disabilities in Faith Communities by Erik W. Carter
Book DescriptionThis book addresses how faith communities, service providers, and families can work together to support the full participation of individuals with disabilities in the faith community of their choice. Topics include: rationale for including and supporting people with disabilities within a faith community; the importance of collaboration among faith communities, service providers, families, and individuals with disabilities to establish and maintain supports; specific ideas for including individuals with disabilities and for developing a network of religious groups, service providers, and families to make faith communities more inclusive. Carter incorporates the following elements into the book: practical strategies, vignettes, case examples (i.e., model programs), resource lists, and photocopiable forms, checklists, and interview guides.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781557667434
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Imprint: Brookes Publishing Co
Publisher: Brookes Publishing Co
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Erik W. Carter
New Transition Handbook, Paperback (December 2012)
The thoroughly revised edition of the bestselling The Transition Handbook, this practical guide gives you more than 500 research-based, teacher-tested strategies that help students with disabilities make a smooth transition to adulthood.
Peer Support Strategies, Paperback (August 2008)
Peer supports really work: they're a great, efficient way to help all students learn, make the most of teacher/ paraprofessional time, and increase the achievement level of challenging students. This practical guide includes cooperative learning and peer tutoring - to benefit students with moderate to severe disabilities and their peers.
Peer Buddy Programs for Successful Secondary School Inclusion, Paperback (July 2008)» View all books by Erik W. Carter
When secondary schools are committed to inclusion, everybody wins - schools make progress toward IDEA and NCLB requirements, and students with and without disabilities enjoy higher academic achievement and new friendships. This book gives schools step-by-step guidance they need to get a program started and keep it going.
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Author Biography - Erik W. Carter
Erik Carter is a Professor in the Department Special Education at Vanderbilt University and a member of the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. His research and teaching focuses on evidence-based strategies for supporting access to the general curriculum and promoting valued roles in school, work, and community settings for children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Prior to receiving his doctorate, he worked as a high school teacher and transition specialist with youth with significant disabilities. He has published widely in the areas of educational and transition services for children and youth with significant disabilities. He was the recipient of the Distinguished Early Career Research Award from the Council for Exceptional Children and the Early Career Award from the American Association for Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. His research interests include adolescent transitions from school to adult life; peer relationships and peer support interventions; students with severe disabilities, access to the general curriculum; and religion, congregational supports, and disabilities.
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