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Instructional Strategies for Students With Mild, Moderate, and Severe Intellectual Disability, 1st Edition

  • Richard M. Gargiulo University of Alabama, Birmingham
  • Emily C. Bouck
  • Published By: SAGE
  • ISBN-10: 1506306659
  • ISBN-13: 9781506306650
  • DDC: 371.92
  • 520 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released July 2021
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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About

Overview

This title supports teacher educators who are preparing pre-service or in-service teachers to instruct students with intellectual disability from preschool through transition. As a solid, research-based methods textbook, it focuses on providing strategies and approaches for how to teach across the spectrum of intellectual abilities and shows how teaching these students involves attention to evidence-based practice. The book presents academic, functional, and behavioral instructional strategies for all these populations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Dedication.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Brief Contents.
Detailed Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
About the Editors.
About the Contributors.
Perspectives on Intellectual Disability.
1: Understanding Intellectual Disability.
2: Foundational Concepts Etiology of Intellectual Disability and Characteristics of Students With Intellectual Disability.
3: Educational Issues Affecting Students With Intellectual Disability.
4: Educational Concerns Across the School Years for Students With Intellectual Disability.
5: Assessing and Evaluating Students With Intellectual Disability.
6: Behavioral Interventions for Students With Intellectual Disability.
7: Assistive Technology for Students With Intellectual Disability.
8: Preschool Students With Intellectual Disability.
9: Teaching Academic Skills to Preschool Students With Intellectual Disability.
10: Life Skills for Preschool Students With Intellectual Disability.
11: Elementary-age Students With Intellectual Disability.
12: Teaching Academic Skills to Elementary-Age Students With Intellectual Disability.
13: Life Skills for Elementary-Age Students With Intellectual Disability.
14: Adolescents and Young Adults With Intellectual Disability.
15: Teaching Academic Skills to Secondary Students With Intellectual Disability.
16: Life Skills for Secondary Students With Intellectual Disability.
17: Transition Planning for Secondary Students With Intellectual Disability.
Appendix.
References.
Index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Richard M. Gargiulo

Richard M. Gargiulo is Professor Emeritus of special education in the department of curriculum and instruction at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Prior to receiving his Ph.D. in educational psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he taught fourth graders and young children with intellectual disability in the Milwaukee Public Schools. Upon receiving his doctorate, he joined the faculty of Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, where he taught for over eight years. A teacher educator at UAB for more than three decades, Dr. Gargiulo is a frequent contributor to the professional literature and has authored or co-authored 100-plus publications, including 20 textbooks. In addition to serving as the first Fulbright Scholar in special education assigned to the former Czechoslovakia, he was twice elected as president of the Alabama Federation of the Council for Exceptional Children and is a former president of the CEC Division of International Special Education and Services as well as a past president of the CEC Division on Autism and Developmental Disabilities. Teaching, however, has always been Dr. Gargiulo's passion. In 1999 he received UAB's President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. In 2007 the Alabama Federation of the CEC honored him with the Jasper Harvey Award in recognition of being named the outstanding special education teacher educator in the state.