Functional Curriculum for Elementary and Secondary Students With Special Needs–Fourth Edition

Editors: Paul Wehman and John Kregel
SKU: 14796
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Details: 309 pages, 8.5" x 11", softcover

978-1-416-41170-3

Copyright: 2020

TARGET GROUP: Elementary and middle school students with learning disabilities

 

The fourth edition of Functional Curriculum for Elementary and Secondary Students with Special Needs outlines a broad conceptual framework of functional skills for children and adolescents with disabilities.

The book describes how to build a curriculum for students that emphasizes everyday useful activities and content that leads the student to greater competence and independence.

The new edition reflects current changes in laws, policies, and regulations, as well as innovative new demonstrations in work-based and community-based learning. A new chapter addresses the use of technology to promote functional skills instruction.

Contents

  1. Functional Curriculum Design
  2. Designing Instructional Programs
  3. Using Technology to Promote Functional Skill Instruction
  4. Assessing and Teaching Critical Self-Determination Skills to Transition-Age Youth With Disabilities
  5. Accessing the Functional Curriculum Within a General Education Setting
  6. Functional Academics
  7. Social Security Benefits for Children and Transition-Age Youth
  8. Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports: Identifying Functional Skills Through the Analysis of Problem Behavior
  9. Social Skills
  10. Community Skills
  11. Living at Home: Skills for Independence
  12. Personal Care and Hygiene Skills
  13. Health and Safety Skills
  14. College and Career Readiness
  15. Preparing Students for Employment
  16. Going to Work

This new material reflects recent advances in the field and will greatly enhance the teacher’s ability to integrate functional curriculum into transition planning for adulthood.