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.

Teaching Elementary Students Who Experience Difficulties in Learning

Teaching Elementary Students Who Experience Difficulties in Learning

Teaching elementary students who experience difficulties in learning

Adequately addressing the instructional needs of elementary students with learning disabilities (LD) is the subject of literally thousands of books and hundreds of thousands of chapters and papers (Berninger & Amtmann, 2003; Denton & Mathes, 2003; Donovan & Cross, 2002; Lyon, Fletcher, Fuchs, & Chhabra, in press; Swanson, Harris, & Graham, 2003; Vaughn & Linan-Thompson, in press). Thus, to say that this chapter can only selectively address some of the more critical current issues states the obvious. However, we have highlighted some of the current trends and issues in teaching young children with LD, including: the changing role of the teacher, response to instruction, and the features of instruction associated with ...

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