Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom

Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom

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Foster positive experiences by differentiating not only instruction but attitudes too! This practical resource illustrates how educators can effectively promote sensitive, inclusive practices that maximize success for students with disabilities. Karten demonstrates the impact of literature, self-advocacy, role playing, and behavioral, academic, and social interventions on studentsa€™ growth. The numerous tables, rubrics, instructional guidelines, charts, and content-rich interdisciplinary lessons help readers: Determine effective strategies for differentiating instruction for specific disabilities Modify lessons and curriculum appropriately in the content areas Encourage students to become active participants in learning Increase disability awareness and foster inclusive mind-sets in students, colleagues, and familiesAccessed June 15, 2006, from http://www.wrightslaw.com/idea/art/10.tips. steedman.pdf. Sternberg, R. (2006). ... to people with disabilities. 1025 Vermont Ave., Floor 7, Washington, DC 20005. ... Urquhart, I. (2005, November 9). Special ed debate returns to haunt Ontario. Toronto Star. Retrieved November 16, 2005, fromanbsp;...

Title:Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom
Author:Toby J. Karten
Publisher:Corwin Press - 2008-03-23


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