This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText. From the best-known authors in the field of family and professional collaboration--here is a practical look at how teachers and families can empower, collaborate, and advocate for children with special needs. In this book, the authors enter the lives and tell the stories of families they consider "forces for the disability cause," and "exemplars of all that is good, decent, generous, steadfast, and optimistic." In Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality readers see how lasting partnerships can be formed between members of families and professionals in special and general education. The authors, widely recognized authorities in the field of family and professional collaboration, present strong depictions of family systems theory, the history and current status of policy, and the principles of partnership and their application by teachers and other professionals. Included is invaluable practical advice for educators--and true ways to apply these principles on the job. 0133833682 / 9780133833683 Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality: Positive Outcomes Through Partnerships and Trust, Loose-Leaf Version with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0133418243 / 9780133418248 Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality: Positive Outcomes Through Partnerships and Trust, Loose-Leaf Version 0133823199 / 9780133823196 Families, Professionals, and Exceptionality: Positive Outcomes Through Partnerships and Trust, Pearson eText--Access Card

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Genre Book : Education
Author : Ann Turnbull
Editor : Pearson College Division
Release : 2014-02-28
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ISBN-10 : 0133833682
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The best-known authors in the field of family and professional collaboration, this practical text instructs teachers, education professionals, and families on how to empower, collaborate, and advocate for children with special needs and how everyone involved can form lasting partnerships for the betterment of the children they live for and serve. The book has always been strong in its depiction of family systems theory, the history and current status of policy, and the principles of partnership and their application by teachers and other professionals, as well as the plethora of practical advice given to help educators find true ways to apply these principles on the job. The inclusion of authentic stories and genuine depictions of special needs people and their families only deepens the authenticity and richness of the narrative, and adds a unique and touching human element to the subject at hand. Backed by the most recent research and evidence-based practices, the authors have brought all citations and references in this edition up to date (2009). This new edition features: more families and their unique stories, including a Marine Corps family, and a single-parent family; more coverage of secondary students, and an overall broader range of disabilities; more cultural diversity and examples of families from different ethnic backgrounds; and the book now portrays a family's entire lifespan.

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Genre Book : Education
Author : Ann P. Turnbull
Editor : Prentice Hall
Release : 2010-04-27
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ISBN-10 : 0137070489
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The book presents comprehensive, data-based, and conceptually consistent approaches for families and professionals to collaborate for empowerment.

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Genre Book : Counselor and client
Author : Ann P. Turnbull
Editor :
Release : 1990
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ISBN-10 : UOM:39015041737688
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Expanding on its widely respected and unique focus on the critical role of professionals in education, psychology, counseling, health care, and human services, HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY: SCHOOL, COMMUNITY AND FAMILY, Eleventh Edition, is an evidence-based testament to how cross-professional collaboration can enhance the lives of exceptional individuals and their families. Part I lays a solid foundation for understanding both the advances and the challenges across the lifespan in meeting the educational needs of students with exceptionalities in the twenty-first century. Part II focuses on cultural and linguistic diversity within the context of disability, and the importance of professional and family partnerships. Part III explores the definitions, characteristics, and multidisciplinary approaches used to meet the needs of individuals across eight categories of disability. Part IV emphasizes the special needs of those with exceptional gifts and talents. HUMAN EXCEPTIONALITY is an excellent resource for preparing teacher education candidates and practicing teachers, as well as a range of human services professionals. The book’s unique human approach combines the most current research, personal stories about people with exceptionalities, and new and innovative features that create opportunities for readers to better understand and apply the information in each chapter. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre Book : Business & Economics
Author : Michael Hardman
Editor : Cengage Learning
Release : 2013-01-01
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In 1991, Mark Osteen and his wife, Leslie, were struggling to understand why their son, Cameron, was so different from other kids. At age one, Cam had little interest in toys and was surprisingly fixated on books. He didn’t make baby sounds; he ignored other children. As he grew older, he failed to grasp language, remaining unresponsive even when his parents called his name. When Cam started having screaming anxiety attacks, Mark and Leslie began to grasp that Cam was developmentally delayed. But when Leslie raised the possibility of an autism diagnosis, Mark balked. Autism is so rare, he thought. Might as well worry about being struck by lightning. Since that time, awareness of autism has grown monumentally. Autism has received extensive coverage in the news media, and it has become a popular subject for film, television, and literature, but the disorder is frequently portrayed and perceived as a set of eccentricities that can be corrected with proper treatment. In reality, autism permanently wrecks many children’s chances for typical lives. Plenty of recent bestsellers have described the hardships of autism, but those memoirs usually focus on the recovery of people who overcome some or all of the challenges of the disorder. And while that plot is uplifting, it’s rare in real life, as few autistic children fully recover. The territory of severe autism—of the child who is debilitated by the condition, who will never be cured—has been largely neglected. One of Us: A Family’s Life with Autism tells that story. In this book, Mark Osteen chronicles the experience of raising Cam, whose autism causes him aggression, insomnia, compulsions, and physical sickness. In a powerful, deeply personal narrative, Osteen recounts the struggles he and his wife endured in diagnosing, treating, and understanding Cam’s disability, following the family through the years of medical difficulties and emotional wrangling. One of Us thrusts the reader into the life of a child who exists in his own world and describes the immense hardships faced by those who love and care for him. Leslie and Mark's marriage is sorely tested by their son's condition, and the book follows their progress from denial to acceptance while they fight to save their own relationship. By embracing the little victories of their life with Cam and by learning to love him as he is, Mark takes the reader down a road just as gratifying, and perhaps more moving, than one to recovery. One of Us is not a book about a child who overcomes autism. Instead, it’s the story of a different but equally rare sort of victory—the triumph of love over tremendous adversity.

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Genre Book : Biography & Autobiography
Author : Mark Osteen
Editor : University of Missouri Press
Release : 2010-11-22
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ISBN-10 : 9780826272379
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Cultivate effective partnerships between parents and professionals Written from both the parent’s and the professional’s points of view, this book draws upon the metaphor of dance to highlight the essential partnership between teachers, administrators, support staff, and parents of children with disabilities. Rich with humor and heart, the book offers helpful steps for self reflection, personnel preparation, and parent-professional training. Key features include: Practical insights and evidence-based approaches to forming partnerships Easy-to-read, non-technical language that speaks to both the heart and the mind Sample letters, conversations, and other forms of communication between professionals and parents Effective ways to handle difficult situations

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Genre Book : Education
Author : Janice M. Fialka
Editor : Corwin Press
Release : 2012-04-03
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ISBN-10 : 9781452283425
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Genre Book : Children with disabilities
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Release : 1985
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ISBN-10 : 0675204844
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Students in general education and special education classes will learn from and be moved by this collection of field-tested, personal cases. Overton asked family members from diverse income levels and racial and ethnic groups, whose children varied in age and learning challenge, to record their personal stories. Many of these family members were not well-known or active in their children’s schools; their cases facilitate an understanding and respect for the variety of families in which children live. The resulting set of cases will stimulate reflection, provoke discussion, and encourage the determination of best practices to support and bring about collaboration with all families. Activities, margin notes, and author commentaries emphasize and clarify points, facilitate reflection, and tie theory and research to each story. This compelling book can make a difference for those who work with students with special needs and their family members.

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Genre Book : Education
Author : Sheri Overton
Editor : Waveland Press
Release : 2016-02-04
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ISBN-10 : 9781478633181
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The School Handbook for Dual and Multiple Exceptionality (DME) offers a range of practical strategies to support SENCOs, GATCOs, school leaders and governors in developing effective provision for children that have both High Learning Potential and Special Educational Needs or Disabilities. Building on the principles of child-centred provision and coproduction, it provides useful tips on developing the school workforce to better identify and meet the needs of learners with DME. Relevant for learners in primary, secondary or specialist settings, the book focuses on ways of meeting individual needs and maximising personal and academic outcomes. It includes: An explanation of what DME is and why we should care about it Practical advice and guidance for SENCOs, GATCOs and school leaders on developing the school workforce A discussion of the strategic role of governors and trustees in the context of DME Suggested approaches to ensure effective coproduction between families and professionals Case studies exploring the experiences of learners with DME Sources of ongoing support and resources from professional organisations and key influencers. This book will be beneficial to all those teachers, school leaders, SENCOs, GATCOs, governors and trustees looking to support learners by identifying and understanding DME. It recognises the central role that leaders and governors play in setting the inclusive ethos of a school and suggests ways for schools to ensure that all learners have the opportunity to meet their full potential.

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Genre Book : Education
Author : Denise Yates
Editor : Routledge
Release : 2020-04-28
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ISBN-10 : 9781000060294
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This book presents early childhood students and staff with a broad and diverse range of teaching techniques to support children's learning. It examines 26 techniques ranging from simple ones, such as describing and listening, to more complex methods, such as deconstruction and scaffolding. The strategies selected are derived from the best current research knowledge about how young children learn. A detailed evaluation of each strategy enables childcare staff, early childhood teachers and students to expand their repertoire of teaching strategies and to critically evaluate their own teaching in early childhood settings. Vignettes and examples show how early childhood staff use the techniques to support children's learning and help to bring the discussion of each technique to life. Revised and updated in light of the latest research, new features include: * Coverage of the phonics debate * Addition of ICT content * Questions for further discussion * Revision to the chapter on problem solving * Updated referencing throughout Teaching Young Children is key reading for students and experienced early childhood staff working in diverse settings with young children.

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Genre Book : Education
Author : Mac Naughton, Glenda
Editor : McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Release : 2008-11-01
File Download : 448 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780335235926
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