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Author Rotatori, Anthony F
Title Special Education International Perspectives : Practices Across the Globe
Imprint Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited, 2014
©2014
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Descript 1 online resource (736 pages)
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Series Advances in Special Education Ser. ; v.28
Advances in Special Education Ser
Note Front Cover -- Special Education International Perspectives: Practices Across the Globe -- Copyright page -- Contents -- List of Contributors -- Preface -- Part I: North and Central America -- Special Education Today in the United States of America -- Origins -- Prevalence -- Trends in Legislation and Litigation -- Prominent Educational Interventions -- Work with Families -- Teacher Training -- Progress -- Challenges -- References -- Special Education Today in Canada -- Introduction -- Origins -- Disability Prevalence and Incidence Rates -- Legislative and Legal Trends in Canadian Special Education -- Prominent Educational Interventions -- Teacher Education -- Ongoing Challenges -- Conclusion -- References -- Special Education Today in Mexico -- Introduction -- Origins of Special Education -- Classification of Disability -- Prevalence -- Legislation and Public Policy -- Special Education Intervention Models -- Family Participation -- Teacher Training -- Mexico's Special Education: Progress Attained -- Challenges Facing Inclusive Education in Mexico -- Conclusion -- References -- Special Education Today in Guatemala -- Introduction -- Definition of Disability -- Disability Law -- History of Special Education -- Conceptions of Disability in Guatemala -- Legislation on Disability and Role of Government -- Overview of Special Education -- Working with Families of Special Needs Students -- Philosophical Principles for Individuals with Special Needs -- School Environments -- Teacher Training -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Part II: Europe -- Special Education Today in the United Kingdom -- Introduction -- Section 1: The United Kingdom: An Introduction -- Section 2: Special Educational Needs -- Section 3: Selected Contemporary Issues and Challenges for Inclusive Teacher Education -- Notes -- References -- Special Education Today in Spain
Introduction -- Origin of Special Education in Spain -- Overview of Spain's Educational System Including Special Needs Education -- Assessment of Students for Special Educational Needs -- Provision, Supports, and Educational Interventions -- Teacher Education for Special and Inclusive Education -- Family and Parent Involvement -- Future Trends and Challenges -- Conclusion -- References -- Special Education Today in Norway -- Introduction -- A Few Historical Facts about Norway -- Origins of Education -- The Rise of Special Education in Norway -- Working with Families -- Special Education in Norway Today -- Future Challenges: The Efficacy of Special Education -- References -- Special Education Today in Sweden -- Introduction -- The Swedish Educational System: The General Context -- The Special Educational Structure -- The History of Special Education and Special Education Services -- Special Education Research and Knowledge Construction -- Conclusion -- References -- Special Education Today in Switzerland -- Introduction -- Developments in Legislation: From Benefits to Rights -- Who has a Disability or Special Educational Needs? -- Prevalence Data -- The Influence of a Strong Private Service Sector on Special Education -- The Scientific Study of Special Education -- Training of Teachers and Professionals in Special Education -- Special Education Today and Future Challenges -- Notes -- References -- Special Education Today in Iceland -- Introduction -- Education in Iceland -- Special Education in Iceland -- Research on Special Education in Iceland -- Origins and History of Special Education in Iceland -- Legal Trends, Litigation and the Financing of Special Education -- The Children: Prevalence and Incidence of Impairment -- Educational Provision and Teacher Education for Special Needs -- Teacher Education -- Working with Families
Issues and Challenges -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- References -- Special Education Today in Ukraine -- Introduction -- Early Origins of Special Education -- Prevalence and School Placements -- The Impact of Legislation for Free Public Education -- Movement into Inclusive Education -- Challenges to Inclusive Education -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Acknowledgment -- References -- Special Education Today in Russia -- History of the Establishment of Special Education in Russia -- Prevalence of Students with Disabilities -- Current System of Special Education in Russia -- Inclusion and Students with Disabilities in Russia -- Current Issues and Individuals with Disabilities -- Working with the Family -- Conclusion -- References -- Part III: Africa -- Special Education Today in Nigeria -- Development of Special Education in Nigeria -- Prevalence and Incidence of Disabilities in Nigeria -- Nigeria's National Policy on Education -- Future Perspectives -- Conclusion -- References -- Special Education Today in South Africa -- Introduction -- Origins of Special Education in South Africa from its Colonial and Racist Past to a Democratic Society -- Phase One: Absence of Provision (1700s-1800s) -- Phase Two: White-dominated Provision, and the Important Role of the Church (from Late 1800s-1963) -- Phase Three: 'Separate Development' and its Impact on Special Education and Education Support Services (1963-1994) -- Phase Four: Developments in the New Democracy -- from Special Needs Education to Inclusive Education -- Educational Interventions (Policy, Standards, Research) -- Prevalence and Incident Aspects -- Trends in Legislation and Litigation -- Working with Families -- Teachers and Special Education (Roles, Expectations, Training) -- Perspective on the Progress of Special Education -- Challenges that Remain -- Conclusion -- References
Special Education Today in Ghana -- Introduction -- Origins of Special Education in Ghana -- Prevalence and Incidence of Disability and Special Needs -- Trends in Legislation and Policy -- Educational Interventions: Policy and Standards -- Working with Families -- Teachers and Special Education: Roles, Expectations and Training -- Perspective on the Progress of Special Education in Ghana -- Challenges of Special Education in Ghana -- Conclusions -- References -- Part IV: The Middle East -- Special Education Today in Israel -- Special Education in Israel -- Educational Policy in Israel -- Changes in Rates of Disabilities -- Case Study: Changes in Prevalence of Students Diagnosed with Autistic Spectrum Disorder -- Prominent Educational Interventions -- Educational Plan in Segregated Schools -- Response to Intervention -- The Inclusion Plan -- Interventions for Mainstreaming Students -- Teacher Training -- A New Framework for Teacher Training -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Special Education Today in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia -- Introduction -- Origins and Attitudes -- Prevalence and Incident Rates -- Trends in Legislation and Litigation -- Prominent Educational Intervention -- Preparation of Special Education Personnel -- Progress of Special Education Services in Saudi Arabia -- References -- Special Education Today in Turkey -- Introduction -- Origins of Special Education -- Prevalence and Incident of Students with Special Needs -- Trends in Laws and Regulations in Turkey -- Educational Interventions in Turkey -- Working with Families of Individuals with Disabilities in Turkey -- Teachers Training in Special Education -- Perspective on the Progress of Special Education -- Special Education Challenges -- References -- Part V: South Asia -- Special Education Today in India -- Introduction -- Origins of Special Education
Prevalence of Disability in India -- Government's Efforts in Providing Services -- Promoting Inclusive Education in India -- Current Challenges for Inclusive Education in India -- Working with Families of Children with Disabilities in India -- Teacher Preparation -- Conclusion -- References -- Special Education Today in Bangladesh -- Introduction -- Origin of Special Education in Bangladesh -- Definition of Disability -- Types of Disability -- Prevalence of Disability -- Policy and Legislation -- Educational Interventions -- Educational Facilities Provided by Local NGOs -- Use of Technology for Students with Disabilities -- Early Intervention Programs -- Working with Families -- Strategies used in Government to Work with Families -- Strategies Employed by NGOs to Work with Families -- Teacher Training -- Government's Arrangement for Teacher Training -- Teacher Education Institute at University Level -- Progress of Special Education -- Educating Students with Disabilities -- Teacher Training -- Quality of Life -- Employment Training -- Funding from the Government -- Challenges to the Education for Children with Disabilities -- Concluding Remarks -- References -- Part VI: Australasia -- Special Education Today in Australia -- Understanding the Context -- History of Special Education in Australia -- Trends in Legislation, Litigation, and Policy Development in Australia -- State Policies on Education of Children with Disabilities -- Working with Parents -- Prevalence and Incidence of Students with Disabilities in Australia -- Teacher Education and Special Education -- Challenges and New Initiatives -- Conclusion -- References -- Special Education Today in New Zealand -- Introduction -- Challenges for the Future -- References -- Part VII: Far East -- Special Education Today in China -- Introduction
Early Inception of China's Special Education and Its Development
This volume provides an international perspective on special education issues. There is limited literature examining issues in special education from an international perspective, as such this volume will add considerably to the knowledge base across the globe
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Rotatori, Anthony F. Special Education International Perspectives : Practices Across the Globe Bingley : Emerald Publishing Limited,c2014 9781784410964
Subject Special education
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Alt Author Bakken, Jeffrey P
Obiakor, Festus E
Burkhardt, Sandra
Sharma, Umesh
(Chicago, Saint Xavier University
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