The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities

The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Down-to-earth advice for helping students with disabilities succeed The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities offers school counselors a practical guide for handling the complexities of working with children and youth who have disabilities. The book is organized to correspond with the myriad responsibilities and roles assumed by school counselors in elementary, middle and high school settings. The authors provide both seasoned and new school counselors with the insight and tools they need to successfully promote the academic, personal, social, and career success of students with disabilities. Presents a wealth of relevant disability-related knowledge and useful strategies Includes information on the most pertinent legislation pertaining to students with disabilities Offers the most effective counseling interventions for helping young children or adolescents experiencing social exclusion because of their disabilities Bonus section contains a wealth of disability-specific information with implications and practical applications for counselors This important book brings together experts in two disciplines, school counseling and special education/disabilities, in order to address the practicalities and possibilities of working with students with disabilities.Students may need extra instruction to learn school manners, classroom behavior, anger management, and conflict resolution. ... being held back or put into lower-level math classes in early grades when basic facts and memorizing are heavily stressed. ... Test-taking accommodations include allowing students extra time to take tests, offering tests over an extended time, ... Teachers may be encouraged to allow students to use a mix of cursive and printing when writing and to not gradeanbsp;...

Title:The School Counselor's Guide to Helping Students with Disabilities
Author:Laura E. Marshak, Claire J. Dandeneau, Fran P. Prezant
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2009-12-21


You Must CONTINUE and create a free account to access unlimited downloads & streaming