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"The real strength of Richard Gargiulo's text is that it does not overwhelm the readers. Learning the vast- and often complex- field of special education is no easy task. Yet, the text meets this challenge head-on." --Bruce A. Shields, Ph.D., Daemen College
"Given the myriad of introductory textbooks on the market, I have continued using Gargiulo's text as it offers a clear, understandable overview of exceptionality and a wealth of resources that compliment my instruction." --Emiliano C. Ayala, Ph.D., Sonoma State University
"The 'First Person' features are very well done and the students love them!" --Michelle LaRocque, Ph.D., Florida Atlantic University
Special Education in Contemporary Society, Third Edition provides a highly readable and research-based introduction to special education. Richard Gargiulo believes teachers need more than just academic knowledge about exceptionality they need an awareness and understanding of the human side of exceptional students and their families. Special Education in Contemporary Society, Third Edition is a comprehensive text with a "people first" approach that gives pre-service teachers a first-hand look into the lives of exceptional children, their families, and their mentors.
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Intended Audience: Special Education in Contemporary Society, Third Edition is an introductory text for the Introduction to Special Education and Introduction to Exceptionality courses.
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Richard Gargiulo is a Professor of Special Education in the School of Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He has a Master's degree and Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 1999, he was awarded the University's President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has also served as a Fulbright Scholar to the Czech Republic and has authored numerous books on the subjects of special education, early childhood education, and child abuse and neglect.Review:
“The real strength of Richard Gargiulo’s text is that it does not overwhelm the readers. Learning the vast-and often complex-field of special education is no easy task. Yet the text meets this challenge head-on.” (Bruce A. Shields)
"An excellent book, easily read by students with valuable resources." (Sharon Carter)
“I have continued using Gargiulo’s text because it offers a clear, understandable overview of exceptionality and a wealth of resources that complement my instruction.” (Emiliano C. Ayala)
"Very comprehensive yet practical and user-friendly. I love how the book is organized! Best I’ve seen." (Lee Ann Sharman)
"An excellent text for introductory coursework in Special Education." (Annmarie Urso)
"One of the best of its kind. Readable, insightful, comprehensive and clear!" (John O'Kane)
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