Chapter 1: Inclusive Teaching as Responsive Education
What is Inclusive Education?
What is Special Education?
What Are the Origins of Special Education?
What Laws and Court Decisions Protect Students with Disabilities?
What Are Some Reasons for Disabilities?
What Are the Characteristics of Students with Disabilities?
Chapter 2: Delivery of Appropriate Services to Students with Special Needs
What Is the ADAPT Framework?
What Are the Multi-tiered Systems of Support and Response to Intervention?
What Is the Evaluation and Identification Process?
Who Are the Members of the IEP Team?
What Plans Guarantee Students with Disabilities an Appropriate Education?
What Are Related Services and Who Are the Providers?
How Are Students with Physical and Cognitive Needs Protected Under Section 504?
How Are Students Identified and Served as Gifted and Talented?
Who Are Students “At Risk” and How Do We Help Them Achieve Their Full Potential?
Chapter 3: Developing Collaborative Partnerships in Schools and with Families
What Are the Characteristics of Collaboration?
What Are Critical Prerequisite Skills for Effective Collaboration?
How Can Professionals Work Together Collaboratively?
How Can Professionals Collaborate With Paraprofessionals?
How Can Professionals Collaborate With Families?
Chapter 4: Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners and Families
How Can We Best Meet the Needs of Students in Our Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Classroom?
How Do We Apply the RtI Framework for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners?
What Constitutes Effective Multicultural Special Education Programs?
What is Bilingual Special Education?
What is Culturally Responsive Teaching in Special Education?
How Can Professionals Collaborate With Families?
Chapter 5: Understanding Learners with Special Needs: High-Incidence Disabilities or Conditions
What Are the Categories for Students With Disabilities?
How Are Disabilities Organized for Special Education?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Learning Disabilities?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Speech or Language Impairments?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivitiy Disorder (ADHD)?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders?
Chapter 6: Understanding Learners with Special Needs: Autism and Low-Incidence Disabilities or Conditions
What Are the Attributes of Students with Low-Incidence Disabilities?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Health Impairments or Special Health Care Needs?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Multiple-Severe Disabilities?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Developmental Delay?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Physical Disabilities?
What Are the Attributes of Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Visual Disabilities?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Traumatic Brain Injury?
What Are the Attributes of Students with Deaf-Blindness?
Chapter 7: Designing and Delivering Differentiated Instruction
What is Differentiated Instruction?
What is the ADAPT Framework?
What Are Effective Practices for Designing and Delivering Instruction?
How Can Instructional Grouping Practices Promote Effective Instruction?
Chapter 8: Promoting Access to the General Education Curriculum
What is Universal Design for Learning?
What Guidelines Should be Followed for Textbooks and Instructional Materials Used with Students Who Have Special Needs?
What Are Assistive Technology Devices and Services for Promoting Access to the General Education Curriculum?
Chapter 9: Assessment and Data-Based Decision Making
Why Do We Assess Students?
How Do We Assess Students with Special Needs?
How Do We Adapt and Modify Assessments for Students with Special Needs?
Chapter 10: Promoting Positive Behavior and Facilitating Social Skills
What Practices Can Be Used to Foster Student Relationships and Communication?
What Ways Can Be Used to Communicate Effectively with Students?
What Are Effective Classroom Arrangement Policies?
What Are the Goals of Misbehavior?
How Can Problem Behaviors Be Assessed?
What Instructional Strategies Are Available for Behavior Problems?
How Can Safer Schools Be Promoted?
Chapter 11: Teaching Reading
What Issues Are Related to Reading Instruction?
What Are the Five Components of Reading?
Chapter 12: Teaching Writing
Instructional Design Features that Promote Success
Prewriting Stage of Writing
Drafting Stage of Writing
Revising Stage of Writing
Publishing Stage of Writing
How Can Teachers Provide Effective Instruction and Adaptations for Writing?
Chapter 13: Teaching Mathematics
What Are the Characteristics of Students With Mathematics Difficulties and Attributes of Effective Instruction?
What Is Early Number Development and How Is It Taught?
What Are Number Combinations and How Are They Taught?
What Is Place Value and How Is It Taught?
What is Whole-Number Computation and How Is It Taught?
What Are Rational Numbers and How Are They Taught?
What Is Algebra and How Is It Taught?
What is Problem Solving and How Is It Taught?
Chapter 14: Facilitating Content Area Instruction and Study Skills
What Difficulties Do Students Demonstrate with Content-Area Instruction?
How Can Teachers Teach Content-Area Vocabulary and Concepts?
How Can Students Learn from Textbook Instruction?
How Can Teachers Promote Student Participation?
How Can Teachers Help Students with Difficulties in Study Skills?
What Are Ways to Facilitate Memorization and Test Taking?