Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities
A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators
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Teaching Students with Learning Disabilities by Roger Pierangelo
Book Description"Provides the reader with a very clear understanding of the student with learning disabilities. This book addresses in detail all the possible processing weaknesses and provides strategies to help a student access the general education curriculum. It's something you can pick up, locate valuable information in, and refer to time and again." -Esther M. Eacho, Special Education Teacher Fairfax County Public Schools, VA Discover how to effectively meet the needs of students with learning disabilities! Learning disabilities (LD) vary with each student, and teaching strategies for learners with LD must be responsive to individual differences. Written in an easy-to-read format by experts in special education, this step-by-step guide presents a comprehensive look at learning disabilities, such as cognitive or memory deficits, social-emotional problems, and dyslexia, and discusses appropriate academic instruction, behavioral interventions, and classroom accommodations for learners with LD. Aligned with the reauthorization of IDEA 2004, this resource also covers communicating with parents, the school's responsibilities in the special education process, and legal issues for educators and parents. General and special education teachers will find numerous reproducible forms, a complete glossary of terms, and information on topics such as: - Promoting positive social interactions IEP development and educational placement options - Postsecondary education options, vocational assessments, and other transition services - The role of Response to Intervention (RTI) Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities provides an invaluable set of tools to help teachers create a positive learning environment and foster a sense of belonging for all learners.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412916011
(254mm x 178mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Corwin Press Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2008
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Roger Pierangelo
Understanding Assessment in the Special Education Process, Paperback (September 2015)
An ideal step-by-step reference for instructors who have not had specific training in assessing students with special needs, Understanding Assessment in the Special Education Process helps educators make the most effective use of available assessment options.
Classroom Management Techniques for Students with ADHD, Paperback (August 2015)
First published: Thousand Oaks, California: Corwin Press, 2008.
Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Paperback (October 2012)
Discusses intervention strategies for implementing effective educational programs that give youngsters with ASD the opportunity to learn and interact with their peers. This book describes the characteristics of specific disorders, including autistic disorder, childhood disintegrative disorder, Rett syndrome, and Asperger syndrome.
Teaching in a Special Education Classroom, Paperback (July 2008)» View all books by Roger Pierangelo
These guidelines for special education teachers cover gathering student information, classroom design, meeting with parents, evaluation, assessment, classroom management, instructional interventions, and grading options.
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Author Biography - Roger Pierangelo
Roger Pierangelo is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Literacy at Long Island University. He has been an administrator of special education programs and served for eighteen years as a permanent member of Committees on Special Education. He has over thirty years of experience in the public school system as a general education classroom teacher and school psychologist, and is a consultant to numerous private and public schools, PTAs, and SEPTA groups. Pierangelo has also been an evaluator for the New York State Office of Vocational and Rehabilitative Services and a director of a private clinic. He is a New York State licensed clinical psychologist, certified school psychologist, and a Board Certified Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology. Pierangelo is currently president of The National Association of Special Education Teachers, executive director of The American Academy of Special Education Professionals, and vice-president of The National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education. Pierangelo earned his BS degree from St. John's University, his MS from Queens College, Professional Diploma from Queens College, PhD from Yeshiva University, and Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, Nassau County Psychological Association, New York State Union of Teachers, and Phi Delta Kappa. Pierangelo is the coauthor of numerous books, including The Big Book of Special Education Resources and The Step-by-Step Book Series for Special Educators. George Giuliani is an assistant professor at Hofstra University's School of Education and Allied Health and Human Services, in the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation. He is the executive director of the National Association of Special Education Professionals, president of the National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education (NAPCSE), vice-president of the National Association of Special Education Teachers, and an educational consultant for various school districts. He has provided numerous workshops for parents and teachers on a variety of special education and psychological topics. Giuliani earned Board Certification as a Diplomate Fellow in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Forensic Psychology from the International College of Professional Psychology. Giuliani is also a New York State licensed psychologist, certified school psychologist, and has an extensive private practice focusing on children with special needs. He is a member of the American Psychological Association, New York State Psychological Association, the National Association of School Psychologists, Suffolk County Psychological Association, Psi Chi, American Association of University Professors, and the Council for Exceptional Children. Giuliani earned his BA from the College of the Holy Cross, MS from St. John's University, JD from City University Law School, and PsyD from Rutgers University, The Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology. Giuliani is the coauthor of numerous books, including The Big Book of Special Education Resources and The Step-by-Step Book Series for Special Educators.
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