Cases on Service Delivery in Special Education Programs

Cases on Service Delivery in Special Education Programs

Pam L. Epler (Grand Canyon University, USA)
Release Date: December, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 431
ISBN13: 9781522580690|ISBN10: 1522580697|EISBN13: 9781522580706|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-8069-0

Description

Educators are continually pressured to create interesting and educational lessons for students of varying learning abilities. While technology steadily improves classroom learning, education systems struggle to develop more innovative teaching methods for students with disabilities.

Cases on Service Delivery in Special Education Programs compiles real-world case studies on successful classroom models and practices to provide rewarding learning environments for students with disabilities. Addressing topics such as behavior modification, social development, and teacher collaboration, this publication is an essential reference source for special education teachers, supervisors, directors, administrators, principles, and policymakers, as well as academicians and researchers interested in developing special education programs within school districts and classrooms.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic Support Services
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Behavior Modification
  • Common Core Standards
  • Free and Appropriate Public Education
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Social Development
  • Speech Language Pathology
  • Teacher Collaboration

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Pam Epler earned her MEd in Special Education from McDaniel College and her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from Capella University. She currently teaches special education courses at Grand Canyon University in the graduate and doctorate programs and is a dissertation chair. She has published and proffered internationally at the Canadian International Conference on Education and presented nationally at the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC) and on the state level at the Kentucky Association of Teacher Educators. She has been an administrator in both the public and private sectors from elementary through high school levels. Her research interests include Response To Intervention (RTI) strategies, special education teachers’ roles in RTI, special education service delivery models, and pre-service teachers’ perception of special education students.