Valuable insight and sound intervention strategies for addressing the needs of students with social and emotional problems! When a student is inattentive, extremely anxious, or has an outright tantrum in the classroom, ascertaining the exact cause may be difficult, but it is a critical step in reaching and teaching the students who exhibit these behaviors. In Teaching Students With Emotional Disturbance, Ysseldyke and Algozzine show readers how to recognize the cognitive, academic, physical, communicational, and behavioral characteristics of several forms of emotional disturbance and offer specific strategies for responding to anxiety issues, opposition and noncompliance, tantrums, disruptiveness, inattention, task avoidance, and more. Highlights include: • A pretest and posttest to help readers assess their understanding about the origins of social and emotional difficulties and how they are best addressed • Effective interventions and instructional adaptations for students who have emotional problems • Trends and issues currently influencing how students with social and emotional problems are taught • Key vocabulary terms The authors offer a wealth of information and resources so that teachers can better identify the needs of students with emotional disturbance and help them succeed in the classroom.
Learn about assistive technologies, helpful adjustments to school and classroom environments, and effective instructional modifications specifically designed to support students with medical, physical, and multiple disabilities.
Learn what effective teachers do to support students with mental retardation in and out of the inclusive classroom! Providing special and general educators with highly effective strategies for enhancing the academic and social skills of students with mental retardation, and offering a pretest, posttest, and key vocabulary terms, this exceptional resource also discusses: Common causes of mental retardation Diagnosing mental retardation Cognitive, academic, physical, behavioral, and communicational characteristics Methods for improving students’ functional academic, social, self-care, and work skills Instructional approaches for students with severe disabilities Issues such as prevention of mental retardation and transitioning from school to work
The authors help educators identify gifted and talented students, present effective instructional approaches such as enrichment and acceleration, and review characteristics related to exceptional students.
Focusing on teaching students with communication disorders, the authors offer practical teaching strategies and provide brief definitions, indicators, and behaviors associated with speech and language disorders.
Show readers how to recognize the cognitive, academic, physical, communicational, and behavioral characteristics of several forms of emotional disturbance and offers specific strategies for responding to such problems as tantrums, disruptiveness, inattention, and task avoidance.
Sensory impairment and physical disability cover a range of conditions that cause learning difficulties for children. Often, these conditions may be associated with behavioral, emotional and social difficulties. Teachers are likely to have to deal with anything from mild to severe cases, and need to be equipped with informed and practical strategies for the inclusion of children with sensory impairment and physical disability. The Effective Teachers' Guide to Sensory Impairment and Physical Disability clarifies the definitions of visual, hearing and multi-sensory impairment. The book also discusses physical disabilities, and examines medical conditions that may lead to the requirement of SEN provision, including epilepsy, Tourette syndrome and Prader-Willi syndrome. Writing in an accessible style, the author looks at ways of dealing with a variety of conditions, always with practical classroom situations in mind. Highly accessible and authoritative, this book provides teachers with an invaluable source of useful information that will help them to create a truly inclusive classroom.