By M Dash 
Publisher: Atlantic
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 817156870X
No. of Pages: 168
Binding: Hardcover
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The present book is an introduction to education of exceptional children. It incorporates modern trends and practices in the identification, assessment, placement and education of children with special needs hearing impaired, visually impaired, mentally retarded, learning disabled, emotionally disturbed, socially disadvantaged and gifted children and the role of the regular teacher in meeting their special needs and managing them in the integrated settings. Special chapters are also devoted for a discussion on integrated education and special education with reference to NPE (1986/1992). The book is designed for use by B.Ed. (General), B.Ed. (Special Education), M.A. and M.Ed. (Special Education) students, faculty members of DIETs and all those who are concerned with the DPEP in different States.
1. The Concept of Exceptional Children
Who are the Exceptional Children?
Positive and Negative Deviations
Concepts of Impairment, Disability and Handicap
Types of Exceptional Children
Needs and Problems of Exceptional Children
How are Exceptional Children to be Educated?
2. Special Education
What is Special Education?
Principles of Special Education
History of Special Education
Objectives of Special Education
The Resource Teacher
The Resource Room
Aids and Equipment
Types of Special Education Services
3. Integrated Education and Mainstreaming
What is Integrated Education?
Mechanics/Nature of Integrated Education
Scope of Integrated Education
Educational Provisions
Importance of Integrated Education
The NPE (1986) and the POA relating to Integrated Education
Components of Mainstreaming
Efficacy of Mainstreaming
Issues in Integration
4. Integrating the Hearing Impaired
What is Hearing Impairment?
Classification of Hearing Impaired
Identification and Placement of Hearing Impaired
Characteristics of Hearing Impaired Children
Care and Training of Hearing Impaired
Role of Teacher
5. Integrating the Visually Impaired
Who are the Visually Impaired Children?
Identification and Placement of Visually Impaired Children
Characteristics of Visually Impaired Children
Care and Training of Visually Impaired
Role of the Teacher
6. Integrating the Mentally Retarded
Concept of Mental Retardation
Mental Retardation and Mental Illness
Classification of MR
Identification and Placement of MR Children
Identification Checklist for MR Children
Characteristics for MR Children
General Characteristics of MR Children
Specific Characteristics of EMR, TMR and CMR Children
Care and Training of Educable Mentally Retarded Children
Role of the Teacher
7. Integrating the Learning Disabled
What is Learning Disability?
The Concept
The LD and MR Children
The LD, Backward Children and Slow Learners
Types of Learning Disability
Identification and Placement of LD Children
Characteristics of LD Children
Care and Training of LD Children
Role of The Teacher
8. Integrating the Emotionally Disturbed
Who are the Emotionally Disturbed Children?
Types of Emotionally Disturbed Children
Identification and Placement
Characteristics of Emotionally Disturbed Children
Educational Programme
Role of the Teacher
9. Education of Gifted Children
Who are the Gifted Children?
Identification of Gifted Children
Characteristics of Gifted Children
Educational Programmes for the Gifted
Role of the Teacher
Underachieving Gifted Children
10. Education of Socially Disadvantaged Children
Who are the Socially Disadvantaged Children?
Causes of Disadvantaged Conditions
Identification of Socially Disadvantaged Children
Problems of Socially Disadvantaged Children
Educational Programmes for Socially Disadvantaged Children
Appendix-1 Normal Milestones of Development
Appendix-2 The Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995
About the Author(s)
M. Dash, M.A. (Psy.), M.Ed., D.P.T.T. (Edinburgh), possesses a brilliant academic record in two disciplines Education and Psychology. He started his professional career as a lecturer in Psychology in the year 1970. He has put in 32 years of service in various capacities in the SCERT, Orissa and in various teacher education institutions.
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Publisher: Atlantic
Author: M Dash
Edition: Hardcover
Language: English
ISBN: 817156870X
No. of Pages: 168
Binding: Hardcover


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