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Special and Gifted Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

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Diverse learners with exceptional needs require a specialized curriculum that will help them to develop socially and intellectually in a way that traditional pedagogical practice is unable to fulfill. As educational technologies and theoretical approaches to learning continue to advance, so do the opportunities for exceptional children. Special and Gifted Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an exhaustive compilation of emerging research, theoretical concepts, and real-world examples of the ways in which the education of special needs and exceptional children is evolving. Emphasizing pedagogical innovation and new ways of looking at contemporary educational practice, this multi-volume reference work is ideal for inclusion in academic libraries for use by pre-service and in-service teachers, graduate-level students, researchers, and educational software designers and developers.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editor-in-Chief
    2. Associate Editors
    3. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories
    1. Chapter 1: Historical Overview of Adult Gifted Education in the United States
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. SETTING THE STAGE
      3. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      4. QUESTIONS FOR FURTHER DISCUSSION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 2: Using Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Framework to Design Support Systems for Education and Special Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND MAIN FOCUS
      4. METHODOLOGY
      5. RESULTS (SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS)
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH AND CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 3: Selecting Computer-Mediated Interventions to Support the Social and Emotional Development of Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. SELECTING COMPUTER-MEDIATED INTERVENTIONS TO SUPPORT THE SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
      3. CORE DIFFICULTIES ASSOCIATED WITH ASD
      4. ARE INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES HELPFUL FOR PEOPLE WITH ASD?
      5. SELECTING A COMPUTER-MEDIATED APPLICATION FOR A SPECIFIC INDIVIDUAL WITH ASD
      6. HOW TO EVALUATE RESEARCH ABOUT APPLICATIONS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ASD
      7. SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL COMPUTER GAMES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH ASD
      8. VIRTUAL-REALITY ENVIRONMENTS TO PROMOTE SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      9. TABLET-BASED APPLICATIONS TO PROMOTE SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      10. NEW APPLICATIONS TO PROMOTE SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
      11. WEBSITES FOR IPAD®, IPHONE®, AND ANDROID®-BASED APPLICATIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Avatars, Humanoids, and the Changing Landscape of Assessment and Intervention for Individuals with Disabilities across the Lifespan
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. RATIONALE
      4. VIRTUAL REALITY AND ROBOTS TODAY
      5. CHAPTER OVERVIEW
      6. VIRTUAL REALITY AND ROBOTS IN CHILDREN
      7. VIRTUAL REALITY AND ROBOTS IN ADOLESCENCE
      8. VIRTUAL REALITY AND ROBOTS IN ADULTS
      9. KEY QUESTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Response to Intervention at the Secondary Education Level
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND OF RTI MODEL
      4. DEFINITION OF RTI
      5. RTI MODELS
      6. THE THREE-TIERED MODEL
      7. COMPONENTS OF SUCCESSFUL RTI MODELS
      8. APPROACHES WITHIN THE RTI SERVICE MODEL
      9. ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF RTI
      10. CHALLENGES OF RTI AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL
      11. STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AND RTI
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. ADDITIONAL READING
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 6: Multiplayer Kinect Serious Games
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. RESEARCH QUESTIONS
      5. METHODS
      6. ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
      7. RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH
      9. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 7: Nonverbal Learning Disorder
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HISTORICAL FOUNDATIONS
      4. ASSESSMENT AND DIAGNOSIS OF NLD
      5. CASE STUDY: NATALIE
      6. CURRENT NLD STATUS
      7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 8: Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus in the Inclusive School Setting
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. UNDERSTANDING TYPE ONE DIABETES MELLITUS (T1DM)
      4. LAWS PROTECTING THE RIGHTS OF STUDENTS WITH T1DM AND EDUCATIONAL PLANS
      5. COGNITIVE EFFECTS OF T1DM
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. APPENDIX A
      10. APPENDIX B
      11. APPENDIX C
      12. APPENDIX D
      13. APPENDIX E
      14. APPENDIX F
    9. Chapter 9: Electronic Performance Support System (EPSS) Tools to Support Teachers and Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
      4. ELECTRONIC PERFORMANCE SUPPORT SYSTEMS (EPSS)
      5. COMBINING INTERVENTIONS TO ADDRESS SHORTCOMINGS: PICTURETOOLS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 10: Extended Assistive Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISABILITY
      4. EXTENDED ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AND HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION
      5. THE HISTORY OF HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION
      6. HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION
      7. A BRIEF HISTORY OF ADAPTIVE AUTOMATION
      8. HISTORICAL CONNECTIONS OF DISABILITY AND ASSISTIVE TECHOLOGY
      9. DISABILITY, HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERFACE ON INDEPENDENCE, AND EMPLOYMENT
      10. THE EVOLUTION OF HUMAN-COMPUTER INTERACTION
      11. RECOMMENDATIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. ADDITIONAL READING
      15. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      16. ENDNOTES
    11. Chapter 11: Removing the Disability from Distance Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ISSUES IN PROVIDING DISTANCE EDUCATION TO STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. Chapter 12: Using iPads and Mobile Technology for Children with Developmental Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION
      5. SUMMARY
      6. LANGUAGE INTERVENTION
      7. LITERACY INTERVENTION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. Chapter 13: Living with ADHD
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CONCEPTS AND PERCEPTIONS
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  7. Section 2: Development and Design Methodologies
    1. Chapter 14: Evolution of a Course for Special Education Teachers on Integrating Technology into Math and Science
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. OVERVIEW OF THE COURSE DESIGN PROCESS
      5. METHODS
      6. DATA ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
      7. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION AND SIGNIFICANCE
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 15: The SOAR Strategies for Online Academic Research
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TEACHING ONLINE READING AND RESEARCH
      5. EVIDENCE
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 16: Design and Development of a Multi-Agent E-Learning System
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. E-LEARNING
      4. 3. MULTI-AGENT SYSTEMS
      5. 4. THE FOUNDATION OF INTELLIGENT PHYSICAL AGENTS
      6. 5. TECHNOLOGIES
      7. 6. DYNAMIC CONTENT MANAGER MODEL
      8. 7. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
      9. 8. DESIGN OF A MULTI-AGENT SYSTEM WITH GAIA
      10. 9. ONTOLOGY
      11. 10. THE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
      12. 11. EVALUATION AND RESULTS
      13. 12. CONCLUSION AND FURTHER WORK
      14. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 17: Realabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN TELEVISION
      4. AT RISK FOR BULLYING AND STIGMATIZATION
      5. EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING AND VIDEO MODELING
      6. LITERATURE AND DISABILITIES
      7. ASSESSMENT CONSTRUCTS OF BEHAVIORAL INTENTIONS AND COGNITIVE ATTITUDES
      8. VIDEO AND DISABILITIES
      9. A FOUR-PART CURRICULAR INTERVENTION
      10. INTRODUCING STRENGTHS INFORMATION
      11. TESTING THE EFFICACY OF REALABILITIES
      12. DISCUSSION
      13. CONCLUSION
      14. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      15. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 18: Using Technology and Community Partnerships to Improve Educator Preparation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OVERVIEW OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
      4. PREVALENCE OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
      5. PREVALENCE OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER IN SCHOOLS
      6. CHARACTERISTICS OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
      7. OUTCOMES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
      8. STATUS OF EDUCATORS WITH EXPERTISE IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
      9. PREPARATION AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPTIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE
      10. EDUCATORS AND TOOLS: A TIME FOR CHANGE
      11. A MODEL THAT IS WORKING: BGSU AND OCALI
      12. THE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER CERTIFICATE PROGRAM: FROM FACE-TO-FACE TO ONLINE
      13. TECHNOLOGY IN THE ONLINE AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER PROGRAM
      14. BGSU COURSE DESIGN DETAILS
      15. LESSON PRESENTATION
      16. LESSONS LEARNED AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      17. CONCLUSION
      18. REFERENCES
    6. Chapter 19: The Effects of Using Dynabook to Prepare Special Education Teachers to Teach Proportional Reasoning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. USING THE PROPORTIONAL DYNABOOK TO HELP SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS LEARN TO TEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS
      3. LITERATURE
      4. METHODS
      5. RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
    7. Chapter 20: Imagining Social Equity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. IMAGINING SOCIAL EQUITY
      4. POLICY AND PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE, AND RESEARCH MODELS
      5. BUILT IN, NOT BOLTED ON
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 21: Camera-Based Motion Tracking and Performing Arts for Persons with Motor Disabilities and Autism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CAMERA-BASED MOTION TRACKING FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS
      4. DESIGN AND EXPLORATION OF MAPPING STRATEGIES
      5. CASE STUDY: MOTION COMPOSER
      6. CASE STUDY IN PARTICIPATORY DESIGN: SOMANTICS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS AND CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READINGS
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    9. Chapter 22: The Role of Technology in Providing Effective Gifted Education Services in Clustered Classrooms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. SETTING THE STAGE
      3. CASE DESCRIPTION
      4. SAMPLE LESSON PLAN TEMPLATE
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES TO CLUSTERED CLASSROOMS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 23: English Language Learners and the Response to Intervention Model
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IMPLEMENTING RTI WITH ELL STUDENTS
      5. ELL CASE STUDIES
      6. FUTURE TRENDS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 24: Distance Learning for Students with Special Needs through 3D Virtual Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK
      4. THE iSOCIAL EXPERIENCE
      5. CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING iSOCIAL
      6. RESEARCH OBJECTIVES
      7. IMPORTANCE
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
    12. Chapter 25: The Learning Style-Based Adaptive Learning System Architecture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 3. SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
      4. 4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
    13. Chapter 26: Ontology-Based Adaptive Dynamic E-Learning Map Planning Method for Conceptual Knowledge Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. 3. ADAPTIVE DYNAMIC CONCEPT E-LEARNING NAVIGATION MODEL
      5. 4. ADAPTIVE DYNAMIC E-LEARNING MAP PLANNING METHOD
      6. 5. IMPLEMENTATION
      7. 6. CONCLUSION AND DISCUSSION
      8. REFERENCES
    14. Chapter 27: Using Second Life® for Situated and Active Learning in Teacher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A CASE STUDY OF VR IMPLEMENTATION IN ONLINE COURSE DELIVERY
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    15. Chapter 28: Improving Students' Academic Learning by Helping Them Access Text
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. DEFINITION OF A PRINT DISABILITY
      3. CRISKIDS™ FOR SCHOOLS, A SCHOOL-BASED INITIATIVE OF CRIS RADIO
      4. THEORETICAL AND EMPIRICAL SUPPORT, AND THEORY OF CHANGE
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    16. Chapter 29: RTI and Reading at the Secondary Level
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COGNITIVE STRUCTURES
      4. GUIDED READING STRATEGIES FOR RTI IMPLEMENTATION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    17. Chapter 30: Differentiating through Technology for Gifted Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CASE BACKGROUND
      3. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      4. SETTING THE STAGE
      5. AUGMENTED REALITY
      6. CASE DESCRIPTION
      7. CURRENT CHALLENGES
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. APPENDIX
  8. Section 3: Tools and Technologies
    1. Chapter 31: Using Mobile Technology for Student Teaching Observations of Special Education Candidates
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OBSERVATIONS OF TEACHER CANDIDATES
      4. UTILIZING VIDEO CONFERENCING FOR FIELD SUPERVISION
      5. PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS REGULATIONS
      6. MOBILE APPLICATIONS AVAILABLE FOR VIDEO CONFERENCING
      7. CASE STUDY IMPLEMENTATION OF VIDEO SUPERVISION
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      12. APPENDIX A
      13. APPENDIX B
      14. APPENDIX C
      15. APPENDIX D
    2. Chapter 32: The Promise and Limitations of Assistive Technology Use among Children with Autism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
      4. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 33: Video Modeling for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HOW TO CHOOSE WHICH TYPE OF VIDEO MODEL IS APPROPRIATE
      4. CREATING THE INTERVENTION
      5. APPS FOR VIDEO MODELING
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. APPENDIX
    4. Chapter 34: An Affective Computer-Mediated Learning for Persons with Motor Impairments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
      4. ADVANCED TUTORING SYSTEM
      5. PROPOSED AFFECTIVE COMPUTER-MEDIATED LEARNING MODEL
      6. TESTING AND EVALUATION OF AFFECTIVE COMPUTER-MEDIATED LEARNING
      7. ACHIEVEMENT OF THE AFFECTIVE COMPUTER-MEDIATED LEARNING
      8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READINGS
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 35: Using Technology to Support Social Competence
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORY OF MIND
      4. CENTRAL COHERENCE
      5. REGULATION
      6. RELATIONSHIP BUILDING
      7. SUMMARY
      8. REFERENCES
    6. Chapter 36: iPods and iPads as AAC Devices for Children with Developmental Disorders
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EVALUATION OF IPODS™ AND IPADS™ AS AAC DEVICES
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FURTHER RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 37: Supporting Communication between People with Social Orientation Impairments Using Affective Computing Technologies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. A REVIEW OF THE ROLE OF AUGMENTIVE AND AFFECTIVE COMPUTING FOR SOCIAL IMPAIRMENTS
      5. UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL ORIENTATION IMPAIRMENTS AS SEROTENERGIC-DOPAMAGENIC ASYCHRONICITY
      6. TOWARDS VOISOVER AS A SOLUTION TO SEROTENERGIC-DOPAMAGENIC ASYCHRONICITY
      7. IMPLICATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 38: The Use of Computer-Based Technologies to Increase the Academic, Behavioral, and Social Outcomes of Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Schools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND AND SIGNIFICANCE
      3. USING COMPUTERS TO FACILITATE KNOWLEDGE FOR STUDENTS WITH ASD
      4. DEFINITIONS AND ROLES FOR COMPUTER-BASED TECHNOLOGIES IN SCHOOL-BASED DELIVERY
      5. CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH UTILIZING COMPUTER-BASED TECHNOLOGIES IN SCHOOLS
      6. IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE
      7. IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
    9. Chapter 39: Robots and Autism Spectrum Disorder
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. EVALUATING CURRENT RESEARCH ON ROBOTS AND ASD
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 40: Technology-Assisted Learning for Students with Moderate and Severe Developmental Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH-BASED STRATEGIES FOR TECHNOLOGY USE
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USING TECHNOLOGY WITH STUDENTS WITH MODERATE AND SEVERE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 41: Robotics for Assisting Children with Physical and Cognitive Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CURRENT ENABLERS FOR ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
      5. VISION PROCESSING
      6. REHABILITATION OF MOTOR FUNCTIONS
      7. REHABILITATION OF SOCIAL INTERACTION FUNCTIONS
      8. LIMITATIONS OF EXISTING ROBOTICS ASSISTANCE FOR CHILDREN WITH BOTH PHYSICAL AND COGNITIVE DISABILITIES
      9. IMPLEMENTATION DIFFICULTIES AND CHALLENGES OF EXPANDING ASSISTIVE ROBOTICS RESEARCH FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
      10. PROPOSED CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. Chapter 42: Assistive Technologies at the Edge of Language and Speech Science for Children with Communication Disorders
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 1. COMMUNICATION SCIENCES AND DISORDERS: AN OVERVIEW
      4. 2. INDIVIDUALIZED VOICES FOR AAC DEVICES: VOCALID
      5. 3. TRANSFORMING MAPS OF IMAGES INTO LANGUAGE: FREE SPEECH
      6. 4. A SMARTPALATE TO ASSESS AND TREAT SPEECH SOUND DISORDERS: NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN ELECTROPALATOGRAPHY
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    13. Chapter 43: Telehealth Technology and Pediatric Feeding Disorders
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TELETHERAPY FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS
      5. UTILIZING TELETHERAPY TECHNOLOGY TO ASSIST BREASTFEEDING
      6. UTILIZING TELETHERAPY IN EARLY CHILDHOOD
      7. TELETHERAPY AS HUMANITARIAN RELIEF FOR SPECIAL PEDIATRIC POPULATIONS
      8. UTILIZING TELETHERAPY IN CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS
      9. TELETHERAPY AND AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER
      10. FEEDING DISORDERS AND PARENTAL STRESS
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
      13. ADDITIONAL READING
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    14. Chapter 44: The Use of Mobile Technologies for Students At-Risk or Identified with Behavioral Disorders within School-Based Contexts
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND AND SIGNIFICANCE
      3. USE OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES FOR EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMING
      4. CONTEMPORARY UTILIZATION OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES IN SCHOOLS
      5. CONSIDERATIONS FOR SCHOOL-BASED PRACTICE
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. SUMMARY
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    15. Chapter 45: Video Use in Teacher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. VIDEO USE IN TEACHER EDUCATION
      4. VIDEO’S TRANSITION FROM INSTRUCTIONAL TOOL TO ASSESSMENT TOOL
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 4: Utilization and Application
    1. Chapter 46: Incorporating Mobile Technology into Evidence-Based Practices for Students with Autism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES
      4. STUDENTS WITH AUTISM: CLASSROOM AND HOME-SCHOOL COLLABORATION
      5. MOBILE TECHNOLOGY INTEGRATION IN PRACTICE
      6. ROLE OF MOBILE TECHNOLOGY IN TRANSITIONS TO POST SCHOOLING OPTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 47: Integrating Virtual Worlds and Mobile Robots in Game-Based Treatment for Children with Intellectual Disability
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE UX DESIGN SPACE
      4. UNDERSTANDING USERS AND UX REQUIREMENTS
      5. ON-SCREEN VIRTUAL WORLDS
      6. THE ROBOT
      7. CHILDREN’S’ ACTIVITIES
      8. IMPLEMENTATION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 48: A Collective Case Study on Two Speech and Language Impaired Learners with Autism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. STUDY
      5. DISCUSSIONS, LIMITATIONS, IMPLICATIONS, AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 49: Web-Based Social Stories and Games for Children with Autism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. RATIONALE AND PURPOSE FOR THE STUDY
      4. 3. BACKGROUND AND PRIOR STUDY
      5. 4. DESCRIPTION OF THE WEB-BASED SOCIAL STORIES AND GAMES
      6. 5. METHOD
      7. 6. RESULTS
      8. 7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      9. 8. LIMITATIONS
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 50: Reading and Writing Strategies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COLLEGE READINESS
      4. RESOURCES AND LEARNING STRATEGIES
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 51: Gifted Education and One Case Solution through E-Learning in Japan
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. THE CURRENT STATE OF SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR GIFTED STUDENTS IN JAPAN’S PUBLIC EDUCATION
      4. SPECIAL EDUCATION FOR GIFTED STUDENTS IN PRIVATE EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN JAPAN
      5. REFERENCES
      6. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      7. ENDNOTES
    7. Chapter 52: Dissemination of Assistive Technology Devices for Children with Disabilities through Realabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. LEGISLATION SUPPORTING ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY DEVICES AND SERVICES
      4. STIGMA TOWARDS CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES
      5. INCLUSIVE EDUCATION
      6. REALABILITIES CHILDREN’S TELEVISION PROGRAM
      7. STRENGTHS INFORMATION AND THE AFFECT/EFFORT THEORY
      8. AUTISM
      9. ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER (ADHD)
      10. PHYSICAL IMPAIRMENT
      11. HEARING IMPAIRMENT
      12. VISUAL IMPAIRMENT
      13. REFERENCES
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 53: iPad Implementation Approaches in K-12 School Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. STUDY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 54: The Case for Universal Design for Learning in Technology Enhanced Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING
      4. BLENDED LEARNING
      5. UNIVERSALLY DESIGNED BLENDED LEARNING
      6. EXAMPLES OF ACTIVITIES
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
    10. Chapter 55: Multimodal Composition for Teacher Candidates
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND FOR THE STUDY
      4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK AND LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. METHODS FOR THE STUDY
      6. FINDINGS AND EXAMPLES
      7. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. APPENDIX 1: GENERATIVE TECHNOLOGY ASSIGNMENT
      10. APPENDIX 2: TECHNOLOGY WEB RESOURCES PROVIDED TO TEACHER CANDIDATES
      11. APPENDIX 3: QUESTIONS TO GUIDE REFLECTION
      12. APPENDIX 4: TECHNOLOGY ASSIGNMENT PROPOSAL AND FEEDBACK
    11. Chapter 56: Mobile Games Individualise and Motivate Rehabilitation in Different User Groups
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. DESIGN PRINCIPLES OF THE THREE GAMES
      4. 3. GAME INTERVENTIONS AND STRUCTURED INTERVIEWS
      5. 4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. 5. SIMILARITIES IN VARIOUS USER GROUPS’ SUBJECTIVE EXPERIENCES
      7. 6. DIVERGENCES IN SUBJECTIVE EXPERIENCES OF VARIOUS USER GROUPS
      8. 7. USER EXPERIENCES ON REHABILITATIVE ELEMENTS IN GAMES
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    12. Chapter 57: Helping Struggling Writers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
    13. Chapter 58: Leveled Literacy Intervention
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FINDINGS
      5. INSTRUCTIONAL IMPLICATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    14. Chapter 59: Implementing a Problem-Based Technology Learning Environment to Foster Cultural Literacy and Responsiveness Instructional Skills
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE PBL CASE
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    15. Chapter 60: Zagreb Case
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    16. Chapter 61: Case Studies
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION TO CASE STUDIES
      3. CASE 1: JENNY
      4. CASE 2: RYAN
      5. CASE 3: CLAIR
      6. CASE 4: MEL
      7. CASE 5: JOSIE
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. POSTCRIPT: ADDITIONAL HELP FROM THE AUTHOR AND RESPECTED WRITERS IN THE FIELD
      10. REFERENCES
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    17. Chapter 62: Implementing iPad and Mobile Technologies for Students with Intellectual Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. INCLUSIVE CLASSROOMS AND THE UNIVERSAL DESIGN FOR LEARNING MODEL
      4. BEST PRACTICES FOR TEACHING STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY
      5. EDUCATIONAL APPLICATIONS FOR STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    18. Chapter 63: Using Technology to Teach Gifted Students in a Heterogeneous Classroom
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. CURRENT CHALLENGES
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. APPENDIX
  10. Section 5: Organizational and Social Implications
    1. Chapter 64: Pathway to Independence
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. GRAND CHALLENGES OF ASSISTIVE ROBOTICS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 65: Parents as Advocates for Children with IBD at School
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 66: Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. AUTISM AWARENESS IN PERU
      5. EDUCATION OF CHILDREN WITH AUTISM IN PERU
      6. INTERNAL ALCANZANDO STAFF TRAINING
      7. FAMILY TRAINING
      8. ALCANZANDO’S STUDENTS
      9. CHANGING THE SYSTEM
      10. THE FUTURE
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 67: Analysis of 3D Corpus Callosum Images in the Brains of Autistic Individuals
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHODS
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. APPENDIX
    5. Chapter 68: Nonverbal Learning Disabilities and Asperger Syndrome in Young Adults
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HYPOTHESES
      4. RESULTS
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. APPLICATIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
    6. Chapter 69: Nonverbal Learning Disability (NLD)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 70: Social Skills Development for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders through the Use of Interactive Storytelling Games
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PREVALENCE AND CHARACTERISTICS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
      5. STORYTELLING IN LEARNING
      6. STORYTELLING IN VIDEO GAMES
      7. SOCIAL SKILLS TRAINING FOR LEARNERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS USING COMPUTER AND GAME TECHNOLOGY
      8. TECHNOLOGY PREFERENCE OF LEARNERS WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS
      9. TOWARD THE DEVELOPMENT OF INTERACTIVE STORYTELLING GAMES
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      12. REFERENCES
      13. ADDITIONAL READING
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 71: The Road to Diagnosis and Post-School Life
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE ROAD TO DIAGNOSIS
      5. INTRODUCTION: POST-SCHOOL LIFE
      6. BACKGROUND
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 72: Facilitating Learning Resource Retrieval for Students with Disabilities through an Ontology-Driven and Disability-Aware Virtual Learning Environment
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. REVIEW OF PERSONALISATION IN E-LEARNING ENVIRONMENT
      4. THE ONTOLOGY-DRIVEN VLE AS AN ASSISTIVE TOOL IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
      5. THE ONTODAPS MODEL
      6. PRELIMINARY EVALUATION OF ONTODAPS
      7. RESULTS
      8. ONTOLOGIES AND E-LEARNING
      9. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ENDNOTES
    10. Chapter 73: Using Video Gameplay to Measure Achievement for Students with Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 74: Social Skills in Individuals with Nonverbal Learning Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. UNDERSTANDING AND ADDRESSING SOCIAL SKILLS IN INDIVIDUALS WITH NLD
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. Chapter 75: A Second Chance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION: AN OVERVIEW
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. RESEARCH FINDINGS
      6. IMPLICATIONS
      7. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. REFERENCES
  11. Section 6: Managerial Impact
    1. Chapter 76: Public Administrators, School Safety, and Forms of Surveillance
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LEGISLATION SHAPING SURVEILLANCE
      4. BACKGROUND
      5. METHODS
      6. THE ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
      7. EMERGING THEMES
      8. ANALYSIS AND RESULTS
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 77: French Immersion “So Why Would You Do Something Like That to a Child?”
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONTEXT OF THE PRESENT STUDY AND RESEARCH QUESTIONS
      4. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. DATA ANALYSIS
      7. RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 78: Special Collaboration
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SPECIAL EDUCATION BASICS FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIANS
      5. DEVELOPING COLLABORATIVE RELATIONSHIPS
      6. STRATEGIES FOR USING TECHNOLOGY WITH SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION STUDENTS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
    4. Chapter 79: Addressing Executive Function Using Assistive Technology to Increase Access to the 21st Century Skills
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SUMMARY
      4. REFERENCES
    5. Chapter 80: Case Studies of Chronically Ill Children
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CASE STUDIES OF CHRONICALLY ILL CHILDREN: IMPLICATIONS FOR EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS
      3. BRITTON: A COMPLEX CASE
      4. KATIE’S STORY: BRAIN TUMOR AND EPILEPSY
      5. KIM’S STORY: ASTHMA, ALLERGIES, AND GASTRO-INTESTINAL ILLNESSES
      6. EMILY’S CASE: FROM TEACHER TO THE MOTHER OF A CHILD WITH AUTISM
      7. CONNECTING THE CASE THEMES
      8. SUMMARY
      9. REFERENCES
      10. APPENDIX: RESOURCES
    6. Chapter 81: AsTeRICS
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: SENSOR TECHNOLOGY, HCI AND DISABILITIES
      3. BACKGROUND: SENSOR TECHNOLOGY AND AT–DEFINITION
      4. OVERVIEW TO AT FOR PEOPLE WITH MOTOR DISABILITIES
      5. AT PRACTICE
      6. EXPLOITING SENSORS TECHNOLOGY FOR AT FOR PEOPLE WITH MOTOR DISABILITIES
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    7. Chapter 82: Perceptions of Teacher Candidates' Experiences in Paired Placements
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FINDINGS
      6. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 83: Implementing Secondary RTI Models
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. POLICY TO PRACTICE: THE CHALLENGE OF IMPLEMENTING RTI MODELS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS
      4. SOME SOLUTIONS: HOW SCHOOL LEADERS CAN IMPLEMENT SUCCESSFUL SECONDARY RTI MODELS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 84: edTPA Preparation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      4. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
      5. SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
      6. IMPLICATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 85: A Tangled Knot of Career and Credential
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE AAS DEGREE IN THE LABOR FORCE
      5. REDEFINING THE AAS DEGREE IN NORTH CAROLINA
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 86: Creating Protective Barriers for Students with Disabilities in E-Learning Environments
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BARRIERS TO EMPLOYMENT
      4. BARRIERS IN EDUCATION
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
  12. Section 7: Critical Issues
    1. Chapter 87: Improving Socialization and Emotion Recognition for Children with Autism Using a Smartphone App
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION
      3. STATE OF THE ART IN MOBILE APPS FOR CHILDREN WITH ASD
      4. BENEFITS OF TECHNOLOGY AS A TEACHING TOOL
      5. GROWING UTILIZATION OF SMARTPHONE TECHNOLOGY
      6. CASE STUDY: AN APP FOR SOCIALIZATION AND EMOTION RECOGNITION
      7. CREATING APPS FOR ASD SPECTRUM DISORDER RESEARCH
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 88: The Impact of ICT in Educating Students with Learning Disabilities in Australian Schools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. SPECIAL NEEDS SCHOOLS
      3. SCHOOL CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES
      4. RESEARCH METHOD
      5. TWO SPECIAL SCHOOLS IN MELBOURNE
      6. ACTORS, NETWORKS, AND STUDENTS
      7. CASE STUDY DATA COLLECTION AND ANALYSIS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 89: Applied or Denied?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. WIDENING PARTICIPATION
      6. GROWTH OF ELEARNING
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
    4. Chapter 90: Critical Behavior Monitoring for Children with Special Needs in Preventing Physical Injury Using Kinect
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND PREVIOUS WORKS
      4. CONCEPTUAL MODELING
      5. ACTIVITY RECOGNITION ALGORITHMS
      6. TESTING AND EVALUATION
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORKS
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 91: The Modern Problem of Psychological and Pedagogical Foundations of Russian E-Learning Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 92: Does Mobile Technology Have a Place in Differentiated Instruction?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. DIFFERENTIATING INSTRUCTION WITH MOBILE TECHNOLOGY:
      5. WAYS TO DIFFERENTIATE INSTRUCTION USING MOBILE TECHNOLOGY
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    7. Chapter 93: Response to Intervention in Middle and High School Mathematics
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OVERVIEW OF ADOLESCENT MATHEMATICS INTERVENTION STRUCTURE
      4. POWER OF MOTIVATION
      5. EXAMPLES OF INTERVENTIONS
      6. IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS WHEN IMPLEMENTING AMIS AT THE SECONDARY LEVEL
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    8. Chapter 94: Evaluation of Mathematical Cognitive Functions with the Use of EEG Brain Imaging
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DISCUSSION AND FUTURE WORK
      4. REFERENCES
    9. Chapter 95: Mixed-Reality Immersive Environment as an Instructional Tool for Building Educational Leadership Capacity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. VIRTUAL REALITY
      5. TLE TEACHLIVE™ (TeachLivE)
      6. DESIGN: INSTRUCTIONAL SOLUTION
      7. SIMULATION AS A PEDAGOGICAL TOOL
      8. FACILITATING MIXED-REALITY ENVIRONMENTS
      9. PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER
      10. LEARNING PRINCIPLES
      11. INTERACTIVE ADVANCEMENT OF TLE TEACHLIVE™ (TeachLivE)
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. REFERENCES
      14. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 96: Evaluating a Technique for Improving Letter Memory in At-Risk Kindergarten Students
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LETTER NAMING
      4. LETTER IMAGING
      5. DISTINCTIVE FEATURES
      6. METHOD
      7. RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      10. REFERENCES
  13. Section 8: Emerging Trends
    1. Chapter 97: Recent Advances in Augmentative and Alternative Communication
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. AUGMENTATIVE AND ALTERNATIVE COMMUNICATION: AN OVERVIEW
      4. MOBILE TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR AAC: BENEFITS OF AAC APPS
      5. MOBILE TECHNOLOGY TOOLS FOR AAC: CHALLENGES OF AAC APPS
      6. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 98: I Stand with Henry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE ROLE OF TRUST IN BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS
      4. SOCIAL MEDIA AND CONVERSATION ANALYSIS THEORY
      5. SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGIES USED BY ISWH
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 99: A Task Assistant for Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MOBILE WEB TECHNOLOGY
      5. CASE STUDIES
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 100: Video Modeling for Learners with Developmental Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. SOLUTION
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 101: Dance and Movement as Therapy for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PRELIMINARY STUDY
      5. EVALUATION
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORKS
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    6. Chapter 102: A Proposal for Multidisciplinary Software for People with Autism
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. JUSTIFICATIVE
      4. 3. GOAL
      5. 4. PROJECT METHODOLOGY
      6. 5. LITERARY REFERENCES
      7. 6. OVERVIEW OF MANAGEMENT OF TREATMENT
      8. 7. MODEL AND SERVICE
      9. 8. TEST AND HYPOTHESIS
      10. 9. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      13. ENDNOTES
    7. Chapter 103: Text-to-Speech Software as Assistive and Mainstream Technology
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LANGUAGE LITERACY AND THE BENEFITS OF TEXT-TO-SPEECH SOFTWARE
      4. CHALLENGES IN THE USE OF THE FUNCTIONAL APPROACH
      5. THE SOCIO-CONSTRUCTIVIST APPROACH
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
    8. Chapter 104: Social Media in Higher Education
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. CREATIVE PROCESS
      6. PROFESSIONAL GROWTH
      7. TECHNOLOGY AND THE RESEARCH PROCESS
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      10. CONCLUSION
      11. REFERENCES
      12. ADDITIONAL READING
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    9. Chapter 105: Music and Developmental Disabilities
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. REFERENCES
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    10. Chapter 106: School Activities with New Dot Code Handling Multimedia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. ORGANIZATION BACKGROUND
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE DESCRIPTION
      5. SCHOOL FOR SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION, FACULTY OF EDUCATION, HIROSAKI UNIVERSITY
      6. TAKASHIMA SPECIAL NEEDS EDUCATION SCHOOL
      7. SCHOOL FOR THE MENTALLY CHALLENGED AT OTSUKA, UNIVERSITY OF TSUKUBA
      8. ACTIVITIES AT A GENERAL SCHOOL AND REGIONAL EVENTS
      9. CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE ORGANIZATION
      10. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      11. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      12. REFERENCES
      13. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    11. Chapter 107: Mobile Technology and Differentiated Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TOUCH SCREEN TABLET TECHNOLOGIES FOR DIFFERENTIATED LEARNING: A TRUE GAME-CHANGER
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS