Special Education: Policies, Practices and Social Issues
Pattnaik, S.N. (Dr.)
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Book ID : 37647
ISBN-10 : 93-80117-20-5 / 9380117205
ISBN-13 : 978-93-80117-20-1 / 9789380117201
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
viii, 280p., Bib., 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction. 2. Special schools in India. 3. Management of children with autism spectrum disorders. 4. Alternative therapies for developmental and learning disabilities. 5. Inclusive education in India: Problems and initiatives. 6. Special education in India at the crossroads. 7. Inclusion in education of children and persons with disabilities. 8. Government of India initiations and schemes. 9. Scheme of integrated education for the disabled children 19925. 10. Status of mainstream education of disabled students in India. 11. The scientific study of metal defectives. 12. How do the mentally defective learn? 13. Special classes and special schools. 14. Learning disabilities in special education. 15. Conductive education. 16. Time to make special education “special” again. 17. Audio-visual aids in special educations.
Special Educators are facing new challenges at the beginning of the twenty-first century as public education is being reformed by a vision focusing on measurable student outcomes. The future course of the field will be shaped by the policy and programmatic responses to several issues, including demographic changes in student populations, a lack of certified special education teachers, criticism in the public medic for the rising costs of services, and debates about the preferred philosophy of service delivery for students with disabilities. This is a rich reference work that presents a chronology focusing on special education, its development and the important issues that both positively and negatively affect the field. Filled with practical recommendations, sample forms and enlightening examples, this is priceless resource for helping every child learn.