“This is a great resource for general and special education teachers, administrators, and paraprofessionals looking for answers when working with students with special needs. What a wonderful guide for supporting our day-to-day work.”
—Heidi Rinke, Special Education Teacher
Wheaton Area Schools, MN
The essential guide for teaching effectively in the inclusive classroom!
Through IDEA 2004, students who are eligible to receive services to meet their special needs are guaranteed certain rights and benefits in the general education classroom. The third edition of this user-friendly handbook offers easy-to-implement strategies, recommendations, and answers to questions that help general education classroom teachers provide the best support for all students.
In addition to an all-new section that outlines the basics of the Response to Intervention (RTI) model, this resource presents research-based intervention ideas to sustain student progress and describes:
Instructional approaches for the 13 recognized disability categories under which students may be eligible to receive special education services; An easy to follow, step-by-step explanation of the special education process; Ready-to-use classroom accommodation and modification options to ensure appropriate student access to the general education curriculum; The transition process for students with special needs
Accessible, up-to-date, and comprehensive, The General Educator's Guide to Special Education provides much-needed guidance to new and veteran teachers as they meet the diverse needs of their students.