While most resources for inclusive education focus on teaching students with mild to moderate disabilities, teachers of students with more severe disabilities need specific methods to provide the individualized and systematic instruction necessary to support students in inclusive environments. This unique book meets that need with approaches, information and ideas for teachers of students with moderate to severe disabilities in general education classrooms. June E. Downing draws from a strong research base to provide practical instructional strategies, plus suggestions based on personal experience. Featuring tables and figures, chapter summaries, photographs, multiple examples and strategies that address the how-to of instruction, this resource helps general and special education teachers:
- Adapt their curriculum to meet both individual student needs and state standards for core curriculum.
- Work collaboratively with other teachers.
- Develop assessments that accurately determine student needs.
- Keep track of student progress through data collection.
Essential for today's inclusive classrooms, this guide covers everything teachers need to know to provide individualized instruction and assessment for their students with significant intellectual disabilities.Features
About the Author
- Authored - June E. Downing.
- Binding - Paperback.
- Pages - 208.
- Publication Date - 09-Mar-10.
- Primary Subject Code - Special Education Instruction - CCE.
- Copyright Year - 2010.
- Item Weight - 20 oz.
June E. Downing is Professor Emerita of Special Education at California State University, Northridge and prior to that was at the University of Arizona in Tucson, where she did research and prepared teachers to work in the area of moderate, severe and multiple disabilities.