(800) 562-2139 www.greyhouse.com GET ONLINE ACCESS WITH YOUR PRINT BUY! 36 Health & Education Education & Disability Resources EDITION Special Education: A Reference Book for Policy & Curriculum Development “This volume provides both contextual information on the development of special education and readily usable information and resources for parents and educators… Overall, the book is well written and provides a useful grounding in special education terminology, curricular issues, legislation, and policy.” –ARBA Third Edition | September 2018 | 450 pages | Hardcover | ISBN 978-1-68217-950-5 | $165 Includes Free Online Access on the Salem Press Platform This remarkable resource combines the history, developments and current trends in the field, along with resources to direct users to much-needed sources of support. In 600 information-packed pages, this resource: • Offers a comprehensive introduction to special education, the broad number of disciplines that inform it, how it has evolved, and provides a context for understanding the current challenges and controversies surrounding the issues; • Focuses on contemporary research regarding such issues as cognitive development, multiple intelligences, different learning styles, technology and interventions; • Provides updated material on the current changes to the Every Student Succeeds and Individuals with Disabilities Education Acts; • Explores how special education developed as an outgrowth of regular education and provides a context for understanding its current challenges and controversies; and • Covers the history and laws related to special education. Other important features include: • Useful Directory of Organizations, associations and government agencies relating to special education; • Updated Chronology of Events in the evolution of the concept of special education; • An expanded Primary Documents section; and • An Easy-to-use Bibliography and Index. This new edition is a must-have for education grant writing, curriculum development projects and information outreach programs that are so important to special education programs. Inside, readers will find detailed information on the latest techniques, research results and new multi- disciplinary approaches–information that can be put to work immediately in building flexible, responsive special education programs. For an administrator, student, teacher or non-profit organization interested in the field, this will be the go-to resource to have. The comprehensive coverage of this important topic will make this resource a must-have for all public, university and high school libraries, in addition to the reference collection of university education departments and school districts. THIRD EDITION