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About the Author
Richard Gargiulo is a professor of special education in the School of Education at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He received his Master's degree and PhD from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. In 1999, he was awarded the University's President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. He has also served as a Fulbright Scholar to the Czech Republic and has authored numerous books on the subjects of special education, early childhood education, and child abuse and neglect. He has been president of the Council for Exceptional Children and president of the Division on Autism and Development Disabilities of the Council for Exceptional Children.
Table of ContentsPart I: Foundations of Special Education
Chapter 1: Special Education in Context: People, Concepts, and Perspectives
Chapter 2: Policies, Practices, and Programs
Chapter 3: Cultural and Linguistic Diversity and Exceptionality
Chapter 4: Parents, Families, and Exceptionality
Chapter 5: Assistive Technology
Part II: A Study of Individuals with Special Needs
Chapter 6: Individuals with Intellectual Disability
Chapter 7: Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Chapter 8: Individuals with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Chapter 9: Individuals with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders
Chapter 10: Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Chapter 11: Individuals with Speech and Language Impairments
Chapter 12: Individuals with Hearing Impairments
Chapter 13: Individuals with Visual Impairments
Chapter 14: Individuals with Physical Disabilities, Health Disabilities, and Related Low-Incidence Disabilities
Chapter 15: Individuals Who Are Gifted and Talented