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Instructional Strategies for Students With Mild, Moderate, and Severe Intellectual Disability
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Instructional Strategies for Students With Mild, Moderate, and Severe Intellectual Disability


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© 2018 | 520 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc

Instructional Strategies for Students with Mild, Moderate, and Severe Intellectual Disability supports teacher educators who are preparing pre-service or in-service teachers to instruct students with intellectual disability from preschool through transition.  As a solid, research based methods textbook, it focuses on providing strategies and approaches for how to teach across the spectrum of intellectual abilities and shows how teaching these students involves attention to evidence-based practice. The book presents academic, functional, and behavioral instructional strategies for all these populations.

 

 
Part I. Perspectives on Intellectual Disability
Richard M. Gargiulo, Emily C. Bouck
Chapter 1: Understanding Intellectual Disability
Historical Perspectives on Intellectual Disability  
Identification and Assessment of Intellectual Disability  
Evolving Definitions of Intellectual Disability  
Classification of Individuals with Intellectual Disability  
Prevalence of Intellectual Disability  
Richard M. Gargiulo, Emily C. Bouck
Chapter 2: Foundational Concepts: Etiology of Intellectual Disability and Characteristics of Students with Intellectual Disability
Prenatal Causes of Intellectual Disability  
Perinatal Causes of Intellectual Disability  
Postnatal Causes of Intellectual Disability  
Learning Characteristics of Students with Intellectual Disability  
Social and Behavioral Characteristics of Students with Intellectual Disability  
Emily C. Bouck, Richard M. Gargiulo
Chapter 3: Educational Issues Affecting Students with Intellectual Disability
Legislation Affecting Students with Intellectual Disability  
Individualized Education Programs  
Contemporary Educational Issues  
What to Teach Students with Intellectual Disability  
Where to Teach Students with Intellectual Disability  
 
Part II. Educational Concerns Across the School Years for Students with Intellectual Disability
Ginevra R. Courtade, Robert C. Pennington
Chapter 4: Assessing and Evaluating Students with Intellectual Disability
What is Assessment?  
Norm Referenced Tests  
Criterion-Referenced Tests  
Formative and Summative Assessments  
Curriculum-Based Evaluations  
Ecological Assessment  
Assessment of Student Preferences  
Assessment for Effective Instruction  
Participation in Accountability Systems  
Alternate Assessment  
E. Amanda Boutot, Kylan Turner, Samuel A. DiGangi
Chapter 5 Behavioral Interventions for Students with Intellectual Disability
Overview of Behavior Challenges and Approaches for Students with Intellectual Disabilities: Preschool Through Secondary  
Applied Behavior Analysis  
Functional Behavior Assessment  
Antecedent Interventions  
Addressing Challenging Behaviors in the Classroom  
Emily C. Bouck, Richard M. Gargiulo
Chapter 6: Assistive Technology for Students with Intellectual Disability
Understanding Assistive Technology  
Assistive Technology to Support Academics Across the Life Span  
Assistive Technology to Support Life Skills Across the Life Span  
Assistive Technology to Support Behavior Across the Life Span  
 
Part III. Preschool Students with Intellectual Disability
David F. Cihak, Joan Grim
Chapter 7 Teaching Academic Skills to Preschool Students with Intellectual Disability
Overview of Academic Skills for Preschool Students with Intellectual Disability  
General Instructional Strategies  
Academic Instruction  
Megan Purcell, Teresa Taber Doughty
Chapter 8 Life Skills for Preschool Students with Intellectual Disability
Overview of Life Skills for Preschool Students  
Determining What and Where to Teach  
General Instructional Approaches  
Components of a Life Skills Curriculum for Preschool Students  
 
Part IV. Elementary Age Students with Intellectual Disability
David F. Cihak, Cate C. Smith
Chapter 9 Teaching Academic Skills to Elementary Age Students with Intellectual Disability
Overview of Academic Skills for Elementary Age Students  
General Instructional Strategies  
Academic Instruction  
Teresa Taber Doughty
Chapter 10 Life Skills for Elementary Age Students with Intellectual Disability
Overview of Life Skills for Elementary Age Students  
Determining What and Where to Teach  
General Instructional Approaches  
Components of a Life Skills Curriculum for Elementary Age Students  
 
Part V. Adolescents and Young Adults with Intellectual Disability
Jordan Shurr, Teresa Taber Doughty
Chapter 11 Teaching Academic Skills to Secondary Students with Intellectual Disability
Overview of Academic Skills for Secondary Students  
General Instructional Strategies  
Academic Instruction  
Teresa Taber Doughty, Jordan Shurr
Chapter 12 Life Skills for Secondary Students with Intellectual Disability
Overview of Life Skills for Secondary Students  
Determining What and Where to Teach  
General Instructional Approaches  
Components of a Life Skills Curriculum for Secondary Students  
Michael L. Wehmeyer, Karrie A. Shogren
Chapter 13 Transition Planning for Secondary Students with Intellectual Disability
Transition Defined  
An Overview of Transition Planning  
Transition from Early Childhood Special Education  
Transition from Elementary to Secondary Education  
Transition from High School  
Post School Outcomes and Services  
Key features

Key Features

 

·         Involves not only a focus on elementary, secondary education and transition but also preschool education as well.

·         Addresses the whole spectrum of students with intellectual disabilities including mild, moderate and severe intellectual disability.

·         A discussion of assistive technology throughout the chapters reflects technology’s increased usage to support students with intellectual disability.

·         Chapters have been written by leading experts in the respective content.


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