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100 Frequently Asked Questions About the Special Education Process

100 Frequently Asked Questions About the Special Education Process
A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators

March 2014 | 136 pages | Corwin
The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Special Education provides the answers that educators always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask. Written in a practical, jargon-free format, this guide discusses relevant information about: The pre-referral processIndividual Education Programs (IEP)Eligibility for special educationProcedural safeguardsAnnual reviews and evaluationsTransitions from school to adult lifeA useful glossary of terms makes the complex language of special education more accessible for educators teaching students with disabilities.
About the Authors
Introduction: Understanding Special Education Jargon
Steps in the Special Education Process
1. Step I: The Pre-Referral Process
2. Step II: Initial Referral for Special Education Services
3. Step III: The Individual Evaluation Process for Special Education
4. Step IV: Eligibility for Special Education
5. Step V: Procedural Safeguards Under IDEA
6. Step VI: IEP Development
7. Step VII: Annual Review
8. Step VIII: The Triennial Evaluation
9. Step IX: Transitional Services From School Age to Adult Life
References and Suggested Readings

"This book will make a great contribution to special education."

Colleen Winkler, Gifted & Talented Education Teacher
Riverdale High School, Jefferson, LA

"As a non-special education teacher, I find that this book provides a concrete explanation of complex terms."

Kaycee Taylor, Social Studies Teacher
Bainbridge Island High School, WA

Sample Materials & Chapters

Intro & Ch. 1

Roger Pierangelo

Roger Pierangelo is an associate professor in the Department of Special Education and Literacy at Long Island University. He has been an administrator of special education programs and served for eighteen years as a permanent member of Committees on Special Education. He has over thirty years of experience in the public school system as a general education classroom teacher and school psychologist, and is a consultant to numerous private and public schools, PTAs, and SEPTA groups. Pierangelo has also been an evaluator for the New York State Office of Vocational and Rehabilitative Services and a director of a private clinic. He is a New... More About Author

George A. Giuliani

George Giuliani is an assistant professor at Hofstra University's School of Education and Allied Health and Human Services, in the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation. He is the executive director of the National Association of Special Education Professionals, president of the National Association of Parents with Children in Special Education (NAPCSE), vice-president of the National Association of Special Education Teachers, and an educational consultant for various school districts. He has provided numerous workshops for parents and teachers on a variety of special education and psychological topics... More About Author

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