Teaching at Home explains the author’s approach, focused on adapting to the demands of Billy’s atypical mind and respecting his vivid imaginative world while attracting and retaining his attention.
Children with pervasive developmental disorders often do not learn from conventional methods, which can result in social isolation, behavior problems, limitations in communication, and slow academic growth. Greater integration into home and school activities, improved behavior and academic success can be achieved using alternative-augmentative communication (AAC), and this book explains exactly how to make it happen.
We know that teachers make a profound difference in the lives of students and are the single most important school-related influence on student achievement.
With Everyone, Speak! Beginner, students build basic communication skills and presentation skills through role-play and storytelling activities.
This book looks at some of the underlying theories of educational technology (means), and ways in which this technology is guided in practice (ends).
Written in a user-friendly question and answer format, the book covers all of the key areas of special education law including parental rights of participation, the legal right to Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE) and related services, and the complex issues of discipline and dispute resolutions. This book provides educators with knowledge of the requirements, history, and evolution of the laws that impact their daily working lives and gives them the information they need to help parents obtain better services for their children.
This is an indispensible handbook that teachers, school management, and school counselors will refer to again and again.
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