The Special Education Teacher's Book of Lists

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This unique time-saving resource for the special education teacher provides 192 reproducible lists brimming with useful facts that cover essential assessment, diagnosis, remediation, legal, and procedural information.

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This unique information source and timesaver for preK-12 special education teachers contains 192 useful lists to help you make important decisions about your students and to assist you in every phase of the special education process.

Included are a broad range of lists conveniently organized into seven sections and printed in a big 8 1/4" x 11" format for easy photocopying of any list as many times as needed.

Here's just a brief description of the kind of complete and up-to-date information you'll find in each section:

FOUNDATIONAL ISSUES FOR SPECIAL EDUCATORS— 15 lists that give an overall view of preventative and diagnostic measures and procedures from "Pupil Personnel or Child Study Team Guidelines" ... "School Symptoms Exhibited by High-Risk Students" ... "How to Deal with Parent Intakes and Interviews."

EVALUATION MEASURES AND ASSESSMENT PROCEDURES— 31 lists of diagnostic tools used to assess student strengths and weaknesses in all areas, such as the "Wechsler Intelligence Scales" ... "Comprehensive Academic Skills Tests" ... "and "Early Childhood and Infant Assessment Scales."

SPECIAL EDUCATION PROCEDURES— offers 42 lists, such as examples of forms, simplified explanations of special education laws, and IEP information, including a "CSE Presentation Checklist" ... "Questions for Doing a Classroom Observation" ... and "Rights of Parents of Children with Disabilities."

SPECIFIC DISABILITIES— 72 lists that present developmental milestones and facts and suggestions on 12 different exceptionalities—from Attention Deficit Disorder to Physical Disabilities—for example, "Expressive Language Milestones" ... "Diagnostic Criteria for Tic Disorders" ... and "Warning Signs of a Potential Suicide Risk in Adolescents."

CLASSROOM INSTRUCTION TECHNIQUES FOR VARIOUS EXCEPTIONALITIES— 17 lists providing practical tips and materials, such as a "Mainstreaming Checklist" ... "Curricular Materials for Children with Speech/Language Disorders" ... and "Anti-Anxiety Medications."

PARENT EDUCATION— contains 10 lists like "How to Improve a Child's Self-Esteem" ... "How Parents Can Use Effective Discipline" ... and "Frequently Asked Questions Concerning Learning Disabilities."

DEFINTIONS, TERMINOLOGY, AND ABBREVIATIONS — features 68 key abbreviations plus 5 lists that cover educational, psychological, medical, and occupational terms and definitions ranging from "At-Risk" to "Displacement" ... "Fetal Alcohol Syndrome" ... and "Perseveration."

In short, The Special Education Teacher's Book of Lists places in your hands an unparalleled reference packed with valuable information and materials that might otherwise take years and much effort to acquire! And many of the lists, such as the "Sample IEP Form," "Childhood Immunization Checklist," and "Structured Observation Report Form," are ready for use as on-the job working tools.

About the Author:

Dr. Roger Pierangelo has over 25 years of experience as a regular classroom teacher, school psychologist, and Director of a private clinic. He is also the author of The Survival Kit for the Special Education Teacher (1994) and 301 Ways to Be A Loving Parent (1994). Dr. Pierangelo is also co-author of Parents' Complete Special Education Guide (1996).

Dr. Pierangelo earned his B.S. from St. John's University, M.S. and Professional Diploma from Queens College, and Ph.D. from Yeshiva University.

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