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The SAGE Handbook of Special Education brings together the most up to date knowledge of this area and will serve as the major source book of authoritative information and ideas about current and future directions for special education. It aims to examine the intricate relations between theory, research, and practice, and places a particular emphasis on international policies such as Education for All, and inclusive education as a strategy for achieving it. This comprehensive, research-based work, assembles scholarship on an international level, and covers topics that transcend national boundaries.

Advances in Research on Teaching Students Who Experience Difficulties in Learning: Grappling with the Issue of Access to the General Curriculum1
Advances in research on teaching students who experience difficulties in learning: Grappling with the issue of access to the general curriculum1

The field of special education seems to lurch forward on waves of humanistic impulses, legal initiatives, and impressive technical advances. The speed of these advances has been extraordinary. Findings and speculations from research have often played a pivotal role in many of the changes in the field of special education. For example, the term functional analysis, originally a term used exclusively by researchers in the field of behavior analysis, is mandated now by American law. In particular, advances in research in instructional research have shaped ...

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