Summary: For courses in Bilingual Education, Bilingual Special Education, and Multicultural Special Education.
The leader in the growing bilingual special education field, this edited text offers future teachers, counselors, psychologists, and speech/language specialists an understanding of the major needs of bilingual children who also have disabilities. Chapter sequence highlights the connections between the common knowledge base, programs, and methodologies of s...show morepecial education and those of bilingual education, in order to explore ways to help exceptional children of Asian, African, Hispanic, and Native-American heritage succeed in today's increasingly inclusive educational settings. Throughout the text, the authors carefully balance a solid theoretical foundation with practical information that students can use in the classroom.
NEW--A rewritten chapter on language acquisition and assessment--Chapter 6.
Familiarizes students with recent research on this topic--gives them the benefit of the latest thinking on how children "learn" language, as well as how to judge language skills and how to identify challenges.
NEW--A revised chapter on consultation--Including discussion of the role of the consultant and a model of educational consultation.
Illustrates the rationale for collaboration between special education and general education professionals--encourages students to view consultation as a collaborative process between concerned educators.
NEW--Thorough updating in every chapter--Addressing changes in demographics, research, legislation, and regulations since the previous edition.
Ensures that students understand the environment in which they will work--familiarizes them with current state and federal legislation, recent regulations, the latest research data, and the changing makeup of the bilingual special education learner population.
Hands-on instruments, forms, and checklists--In the chapters on assessment and instruction.
Comprise a basic "tool kit" for creating authentic assessments that can be used to inform culturally-sensitive instruction--serve as helpful study guides at exam time, as well.
Summary and Discussion Questions --At the end of every chapter.
Focus students' attention on major chapter content--Provide an opportunity for readers to gauge their understanding of key topics.
Reference sections--After each chapter.
Point students to additional resources, including relevant Web sites--offer access to helpful information for research paper topics, assignments, and self-study.
Edition/Copyright:4TH 04 Cover: Paperback Publisher:Merrill Education/Prentice Hall Year Published: 2004 International: No
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1. Background and Rationale for Bilingual Special Education. 2. Bilingualism and Bilingual Education. 3. The Education of Children with Special Needs. 4. Bilingual Special Education: A Judicial Perspective. 5. Development of the Bilingual Special Education Interface. 6. Language Acquisition and the Bilingual Exceptional Child. 7. Issues and Theoretical Considerations in the Assessment of Bilingual Children. 8. Procedures and Techniques for Assessing the Bilingual Exceptional Child. 9. Developing Individualized Educational Programs for Exceptional Language Minority Students. 10. Developing Instructional Plans and Curriculum for Bilingual Special Education Students. 11. Methods and Materials for Bilingual Special Education. 12. Including Bilingual Exceptional Children in the General Education Classroom. 13. How Educational Consultation Can Enhance Instruction for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Exceptional (CLDE) Students. 14. Family Involvement in Bilingual Special Education: Challenging the Norm. 15. Issues in Policy Development and Implementation.
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