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Mental Retardation : Foundations of Educational Programming

Mental Retardation : Foundations of Educational Programming - 95 edition

Mental Retardation : Foundations of Educational Programming - 95 edition

ISBN13: 9780205140169

ISBN10: 0205140165

Mental Retardation : Foundations of Educational Programming by Linda Hickson - ISBN 9780205140169
Edition: 95
Copyright: 1995
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Published: 1995
International: No
Mental Retardation : Foundations of Educational Programming by Linda Hickson - ISBN 9780205140169

ISBN13: 9780205140169

ISBN10: 0205140165

Edition: 95

Summary

This book introduces readers to the nature and needs of individuals with mental retardation from an educational perspective. Based on a critical analysis of existing special education approaches representing both cognitive and behavioral orientations, it includes numerous case studies illustrating assessment and instructional approaches and the characteristics of persons with mental retardation across various age levels.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Preface.

I. FOUNDATIONS.

1. Historical Perspectives : Educational and Social Issues.
2. Labels, Definitions, and Functioning Levels.
3. Foundation of Assessment.
4. Assessment for Educational Programming.
5. Foundations of Curriculum : Establishing Educational Priorities.
6. The Individualized Program (The IEP).
7. Foundations of Instruction.
8. Education of Placement : The Least Restrictive Environment.

II. EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING.

9. Early Intervention.
10. Basic Life Skills : The Motor and Self-Help Domains.
11. Cognitive Infrastructure of the Academic Program.
12. Reading.
13. Number Skills and Arithmetic.
14. Transition to Employment and Life in the Community.

Appendix A. AAMR Classification Step 1 Examples : All Cases.
Appendix B. Complete AAMR Classification Example : Tanisha.