Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools, Loose Leaf, 8 Edition by Turnbull, Ann A. (Used)
Loose Leaf: 8 Edition
Publication Date: 2015-01-03
Loose Leaf : 432 pages
Edition: 8 Edition
Author: Turnbull, Ann A.
Product Description Normal wear and tear from moderate use. May not include supplements. From the Back Cover Real students, real stories, and real solutions Exceptional Lives: Special Education in Today's Schools pairs real-life stories about children, their families, and their educators with the most recent evidence-based research on inclusion of students with disabilities in the least restrictive environment. Updated real-world vignettes, first-person My Voice features, and new videos immerse readers in the lives of exceptional individuals. With its focus on real students, stories, and solutions, Exceptional Lives gives readers a comprehensive view of the rewards, challenges, and triumphs involved in special education today. Invigorate learning with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with the following multimedia features: See real examples of students and classrooms. Embedded Video provides real-world examples of text concepts and introduces students to individuals leading exceptional lives. A number of videos were recorded by Dan Habib, a prize-winning videographer in the field of special education, and father of a young man who has a disability and is featured in the My Voice feature in Chapter 11. Check students’ understanding of chapter content. Embedded assessments with feedback throughout the eText help readers assess how well they have mastered the content. Apply Your Knowledge activities in each chapter help students ensure that they are understanding what they read with immediate feedback specific to their responses. Interactive, end-of-chapter, multiple-choice Check Your Understanding quizzes allow students to self-assess their comprehension. Apply learning outcomes to master a topic. Pearson’s eLearning modules are individual learning objects, self-contained at the topic level. Modules include learning outcomes, presentations of concepts and skills, opportunities to apply understanding of those concepts and skills, and assessments to check for understanding. About the Author Ann Turnbull has been a professor, teacher, researcher, and advocate for individuals with disabilities, their families, and service providers for 4 decades. She is currently the Ross and Marianna Beach Distinguished Professor of Special Education and Co-director of the Beach Center on Disability at the University of Kansas. In 1988, Ann was the co-founder of the Beach Center on Disability which is a vital hub of national and international research and development on contemporary issues impacting the quality of life for individuals with disabilities and their families. In 1999, she was selected by 7 professional and family organizations as one of 36 individuals who “changed the course of history for individuals with intellectual disabilities in the 20th century.” Ann has provided leadership in national professional and family organizations, including being the President of the American Association on Intellectual Disabilities. She was selected in 1990 for the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy International Leadership Award, as well as for The Arc’s Distinguished Research Award in 2004. In addition to her professional credentials, she is the parent of three children, one of whom, Jay (1967-2009), was an adult son with multiple disabilities who had what Ann describes as an "enviable life" in terms of his inclusion; productivity; and contributions to his family, friends, and community. Rud Turnbull III, a self-described student of the human condition in a disability policy context, is a researcher, teacher, consultant, and advocate in the field of developmental disabilities. With his wife Ann, he is co-founder and co-director of the Beach Center on Disabilities. He is a Distinguished Professor, in special education, and is also Professor of Law at the University of Kansas Law
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