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Mainstreaming Handbook : How to Be an Advocate for Your Special-Needs Students

Mainstreaming Handbook : How to Be an Advocate for Your Special-Needs Students - 00 edition

Mainstreaming Handbook : How to Be an Advocate for Your Special-Needs Students - 00 edition

ISBN13: 9780325002262

ISBN10: 0325002266

Mainstreaming Handbook : How to Be an Advocate for Your Special-Needs Students by Deborah Coughlin and Lois Bridges Bird - ISBN 9780325002262
Edition: 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Heinemann
Published: 2000
International: No
Mainstreaming Handbook : How to Be an Advocate for Your Special-Needs Students by Deborah Coughlin and Lois Bridges Bird - ISBN 9780325002262

ISBN13: 9780325002262

ISBN10: 0325002266

Summary

This is a handbook for regular classroom teachers with students who don't necessarily qualify for special services, but are in need of special help nonetheless: Children who suffer from learning disabilities, ADD, asthma, or allergies. Children who are in foster care or victims of physical abuse. Children who live in a car or whose parents sell drugs. Children like these are becoming a growing part of today's classrooms, and as a regular classroom teacher, you face the challenging task of seeing that their needs are met - as well as the needs of your twenty-five other students. The Mainstreaming Handbook proves it is possible. Deborah Coughlin has never been trained in special education: she is a classroom teacher retracing the processes and questions that guided her efforts to advocate and accommodate the special-needs students in her classroom. Her inquiries educated her with regard to the laws, procedures, and politics involved in working with these students. Her inquiries also help

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

What Is Mainstreaming? Debbie, Molly, Tony, and the Federal Laws Applying the Federal Law in Your Classroom Understanding Literacy and Learning Karen: A Portrait of a Special-Needs Student A Classroom Literacy Program for All Students An Exemplary Schoolwide Literacy Program Final Thoughts
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