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A Parent's Guide to Special Education: Insider Advice on How to Navigate the System and Help Your Child Succeed

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Linda Wilmshurst / Alan W. Brue, «A Parent's Guide to Special Education: Insider Advice on How to Navigate the System and Help Your Child Succeed»
AMACOM | ISBN 0814472834 | <2005-07-30> Year | PDF | 1.8 Mb | 262 pages



info: /http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/0814472834


Summary:

The term 'special education' encompasses dozens of learning challenges: developmental delay, learning and physical disabilities, emotional disturbance, retardation, language impairment, autism, and others. By nature of this diversity, navigating even well-run, well-funded special education programs can be daunting. A Parent's Guide to Special Education offers guidance to parents and their children – as well as to teachers, counselors, and administrators – on issues including:
* diagnosis and awareness
* special education laws
* eligibility issues and requirements
* programs
* parenting issues
* communication between parents and schools
* and much more
A Parent's Guide to Special Education offers invaluable information and a positive vision of special education that will help them through a potentially overwhelming process. Filled with practical recommendations, sample forms, and enlightening examples, this is a priceless resource for helping every child learn.


About the Author:
Linda Wilmshurst (Eustis, FL) is a Diplomate in Clinical Psychology (American Board of Professional Psychology) and is currently a Licensed School Psychologist in Florida . She has more than 30 years of clinical and school psychology experience and has taught in clinical and school psychology programs in universities, internationally.

Alan Brue ((Bethesda, MD) is a Nationally Certified School Psychologist and Director of Professional Standards for the National Association of School Psychologists, and has also worked as a school psychologist and university trainer.



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