By Linda Wilmshurst Ph.D. ABPP, Alan W. Brue Ph.D. NCSP

ISBN-10: 0814428843

ISBN-13: 9780814428849

ISBN-10: 1281126993

ISBN-13: 9781281126993

A "Parent's advisor to big schooling" bargains valuable info and a favorable imaginative and prescient of unique schooling that would aid mom and dad during the almost certainly overwhelming approaches of catch-all courses that encompasses dozens of studying demanding situations: developmental hold up; studying and actual disabilities; emotional disturbance; retardation, autism; and others. jam-packed with sensible concepts, pattern varieties, and enlightening examples, it is a beneficial source for supporting each baby examine.

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Ed. New York: Guilford Press, 2003. 255 This page intentionally left blank Index ability, see intellectual ability academic competence, 163–164 academic performance assessment, 49 accommodation for ADHD, 106 for asthma. 31 behavioral strategies, 28 for bipolar disorder, 96 for diabetes, 190–202 for emotional disturbance, 33, 117 environmental strategies, 29 for epilepsy. 33–34 evaluation methods, 30 for mental retardation, 117 organizational strategies, 28–29 presentation strategies, 29–30 for specific disabilities, 31–34 achievement discrepancy formula, 78 vs.

O. O. O. org National Mental Health Association (NMHA) 2001 N. O. org National Stuttering Association (NSA) 119 W. S. org Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (PWSA) 5700 Midnight Pass Rd. O. org G L O S S A R Y Acronyms 101—Educational Abbreviations and What They Mean Every profession has its own set of acronyms, or shortcuts, that are used to communicate information. Education is no different. While they can be a time-saver for school professionals, acronyms can be overwhelming to people who are unfamiliar with the lingo.

A person can be predominantly inattentive (often referred to as ADD), predominantly hyperactive-impulsive, or a combination of these two. ADL activities of daily living: personal care activities necessary for everyday living, including eating, dressing, bathing, grooming, and toileting. AEP alternative education placement: an alternative classroom setting used to improve classroom behavior and address needs that cannot be met in a regular classroom setting. AFDC Aid to Families with Dependent Children: provides transitional financial assistance to needy families.

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