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Disability Awareness- do it right!
Year:2006
Author:Mary Johnson (Editor)
Format:Book
Topic:Disability awareness
Intended Audience:Teachers, students, education stakeholders
Synopsis:

A sourcebook of tips, techniques, and strategies for designing a successful disability awareness day.

International Practices in Special Education: Debates and Challenges
Year:2011
Author:Gallaudet University Press/Margret A. Winzer, Kas Masurek
Format:Book
Topic:Current strategies and practices for special education around the world
Intended Audience:Teachers, students, education stakeholders
Synopsis:

From the publisher: ‘International Practices in Special Education: Debates and Challenges travels the world to examine the progress of special education, from inclusive reform in Canada, “education for all” in the United Kingdom, the reform- restructure-renew movement in Poland to the journey from awareness to action in the United States. Chapters describe the challenges and opportunities in the United Arab Emirates; conflicts regarding educational welfare in South Korea; new perspectives on special needs and inclusive education in Japan; facing inclusion in India; making the invisibles visible in Pakistan; problems and prospects in Nigeria; special needs education in Ethiopia; and the developments, prospects, and demands of special education in arising China. “One step forward, two steps backward” describes Israel’s special education issues. Germany’s special education receives an international perspective; and education policy and pedagogy for students with disabilities in Australia, completes the analyses in this remarkable, comprehensive work of scholarship.’

Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level
Year:2005
Author:Vintage Books /Sally Shaywitz, M.D
Format:Book
Topic:Dyslexia, special education tools
Intended Audience:Teachers, all grade levels
Synopsis:

From the publisher: ‘In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector of the Yale Center for the Study of Learning and Attention and a leader in the new research into how the brain works, offers the latest information about reading problems and proven, practical techniques that, along with hard work and the right help, can enable anyone to overcome them.’