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Models for Effective Service Delivery in Special Education Programs

Book Description

Educators today are challenged with the task of designing curricula and standards for students of varying abilities. While technology and innovation steadily improve classroom learning, teachers and administrators continue to struggle in developing the best methodologies and practices for students with disabilities. Models for Effective Service Delivery in Special Education Programs brings together case studies and academic research on successful classroom models and practices to provide rewarding learning environments for students with disabilities. This publication is an essential reference source for special education teachers, supervisors, directors, and administrators, as well as academicians and researchers interested in developing special education programs within school districts and classrooms.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Preface
    1. OVERVIEW
    2. TOPIC FITS
    3. TARGET AUDIENCE
    4. CHAPTER SUMMARIES
    5. IMPACT IN THE FIELD
    6. REFERENCES
  6. Chapter 1: Providing Services to Students with Special Needs across Various Settings
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORY OF SPECIAL EDUCATION
    4. SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
    5. SERVICE DELIVERY MODEL ENVIRONMENTS
    6. CHARACTERISTICS AND LEARNING TRAITS
    7. ETHICS AND SPECIAL EDUCATION
    8. SERVICE DELIVERY MODEL EVALUATION
    9. FUTURE TRENDS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  7. Chapter 2: Respecting Federal, State, and Local Approaches to IDEA and Service Delivery Models
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORY OF FUNDING FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION
    4. FEDERAL FUNDING ALLOCATION
    5. STATE FUNDING ALLOCATIONS
    6. CHANGES IN FUNDING ALLOCATIONS
    7. COSTS OF SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  8. Chapter 3: Model vs. Continuum
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LEAST RESTRICTIVE ENVIRONMENT
    4. CONTINUUM
    5. COMPONENTS OF THE RTI MODEL
    6. OTHER CONTINUUM MODELS
    7. IEP, 504 PLAN, AND RTI SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Chapter 4: Creating a Vision for Special Education Programs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. VISION DEVELOPMENT REQUIREMENTS
    4. FOUNDATION OF A VISION
    5. THE THEORETICAL BASIS BEHIND VISION DEVELOPMENT
    6. THE VISIONING PROCESS AND ITS CONNECTION TO SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
    7. RESHAPING THE VISION OF SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR TODAY’S EDUCATION SYSTEM
    8. THE VISION AND ITS IMPACT ON STAKEHOLDERS
    9. THE ROLE OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT AS IT PERTAINS TO THE VISION OF A SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
    10. SAMPLE VISION STATEMENTS FOR SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS
    11. FUTURE TRENDS
    12. CONCLUSION
    13. REFERENCES
    14. ADDITIONAL READING
    15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Chapter 5: Spending Options for Service Delivery Models
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HISTORY OF FEDERAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING OF EDUCATION
    4. FAPE AND SCHOOL FINANCE
    5. FUNDING MECHANISMS
    6. SPECIAL EDUCATION EXPENDITURES IN LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICTS
    7. CREATIVE OPTIONS FOR FUNDING SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAMS AND THEIR AVAILABILITY TO PUBLIC SCHOOLS
    8. SHAPING FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY IN SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
    9. FUTURE TRENDS
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  11. Chapter 6: Developing Assurances for Service Delivery Models
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BENEFITS OF QUALITY ASSURANCES
    4. WHAT ARE QUALITY ASSURANCES?
    5. QUALITY ASSURANCES FOR SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
    6. CRITERIA FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF QUALITY ASSURANCE IN SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
    7. STANDARDS FOR QUALITY ASSURANCE
    8. FUTURE TRENDS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. ADDITIONAL READING
    12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Chapter 7: Case Study Analysis of a Team/Collaborative Model with Specific Learning Disabled Students
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES
    4. CASE STUDIES
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Chapter 8: Case Study Analysis of a Resource Room and Self-Contained Classroom Model with Emotionally Disturbed Students
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EMOTIONAL DISTURBANCES
    4. CASE STUDIES
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. Key Terms and Definitions
  14. Chapter 9: Case Study Analysis of a Behavior Intervention Service Delivery Model with Autism Spectrum Disorder Students
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
    4. CASE STUDIES
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  15. Chapter 10: Case Study Analysis of a Consultative Service Delivery Model with Students with Speech or Language Impairments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SPEECH AND LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENTS
    4. CASE STUDIES
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  16. Chapter 11: Case Study Analysis of a Social Skills Service Delivery Model with Intellectually Disabled Students
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES
    4. CASE STUDIES
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 12: Special Education Service Delivery Models around the Globe
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS AROUND THE WORLD
    4. GIFTED AND TALENTED SERVICE DELIVERY MODELS
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
    9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  18. Conclusion
    1. REFERENCES
  19. Related References
  20. Compilation of References
  21. About the Contributors