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How to Challenge Deficit Thinking for Exceptional Education: A Virtual Webinar & Book Launch

By Cheyenne Heckermann on Jan 28, 2022
Mr. Richard Williams Exceptional education, otherwise known as special education, has been plagued with deficit thinking and practices that have limited the growth of students from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Because of this, marginalized students have often been placed inappropriately in more restrictive learning environments early in education, resulting in placing limitations on these students based on perceptions.
Practitioners have the power to implement actions across all educational levels to be inclusive and avoid harmful practices and experience of these students, including neurodivergent students, to properly place and teach them based on ability by challenging deficit thinking. But what steps and designs help achieve this goal?
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Handbook of Research on Challenging Deficit Thinking for Exceptional Education Improvement
Prof. Richard D. Williams (American University, USA)
©2022 | 534 pgs. | EISBN: 9781799888628
  • Covers Topics such as Critical Literacy Skills, Intersectional Perspective, & Special Education
  • Suitable for Educational Leaders, Law Enforcement Agencies, Educational Practitioners, & More
  • Features 20+ Chapters on the Latest, Peer-Reviewed Research
  • Excellent Addition to Your Institution’s Library
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The Handbook of Research on Challenging Deficit Thinking for Exceptional Education Improvement, edited by Mr. Richard D. Williams from American University, USA, explores the critical necessity for improving education by countering deficit thinking. He is a special education scholar-practitioner who leads research and practice in behavior management, emotional disabilities, social-emotional learning, education policy, and social justice in education.
Learn from experts in special education and disability lead by Mr. Williams, who will facilitate a virtual book launch and webinar around his recently released title, the Handbook of Research on Challenging Deficit Thinking for Exceptional Education Improvement. He will be joined by his contributing authors to discuss systems and structures, culture and inclusion, pedagogy, and more around with special attention to intersectionality, culture, and inclusion.
This event will take place on Friday, February 4, 2022, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm EST. Register >
Mr. Williams’s Handbook of Research on Challenging Deficit Thinking for Exceptional Education Improvement is available in print and electronic format with free shipping on orders over US$ 395.* Additionally, it is featured in the IGI Global Education Knowledge Solutions e-Book Collection (1,900+ e-Books). Recommend this title to your library and colleagues or acquire it today to continue to support his research and receive access to his highly cited title.
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