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Author Ballin, Amy, 1959-

Title The quest for meaningful special education / Amy Ballin.

Publication Info. Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    371.9 BAL    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description xxiii, 179 pages ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 167-172) and index.
Contents Unexpected consequences -- Special education: how did we get here? -- The serendipitous pathway in the quest -- Measures of success -- Dedicated to the mission -- The people method -- Teachers as learners -- A carefully selected population, a consistent academic structure -- Communication at Kelsey -- Supportive community -- Safety -- Drawbacks and privilege -- A new vision for educating all children.
Summary Every child should have access to an education that works. The Quest for a Meaningful Special Education follows the educational journeys of nine students with a language-based learning disability (Lbld) who were removed from a debilitating learning situation and enrolled in a school designed to address their particular learning needs. Through following their journeys, the book explores the role of cultures within and outside the school and examines some of the ways that the construction of special education has affected student learning. --Amazon.
Subject Dyslexic children -- Education -- United States.
Private schools -- United States.
Other Form: Online version: Ballin, Amy, 1959- Quest for meaningful special education Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016 9781498527606 (DLC) 2016051710
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