The Present Book Is An Introduction To Education Of Exceptional Children. It Incorporates Modern Trends And Practices In The Identification, Assessment, Placement And Education Of Children With Special Needs Hearing Impaired, Visually Impaired, Mentally Retarded, Learning Disabled, Emotionally Disturbed, Socially Disadvantaged And Gifted Children And The Role Of The Regular Teacher In Meeting Their Special Needs And Managing Them In The Integrated Settings. Special Chapters Are Also Devoted For A Discussion On Integrated Education And Special Education With Reference To Npe (1986/1992). The Book Is Designed For Use By B.Ed. (General), B.Ed. (Special Education), M.A. And M.Ed. (Special Education) Students, Faculty Members Of Diets And All Those Who Are Concerned With The Dpep In Different States.
Teacher education is quantitatively marching ahead towards quality education. The central and state governments through the NCTE and the Directorates of School/Higher Education are rendering their legitimate service in improving the quality of teacher education by formulating and implementing various academic policies and educational programmes. Along with these policies and programmes, the teacher educators and the prospective teachers teaching and studying in teacher education institutions need good curriculum and quality books. Contents: Introduction, Basic Issues, Fundamental Elements, The Disadvantaged, Mentally Disabled Children, Socially Backward Children, Slow Learning, Specific Provisions, New Experiments, Integrated Streams, Training the Teachers, Talented Children, Research Work, Assessment of Research, Official Policies, Programme of Action, Young Criminals, Conclusion.
Intended as a text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses (B.Ed./M.Ed.; B.A./M.A. Education) and diploma level courses in Education as well as for courses in Special Education, this compre-hensive and accessible book provides a sound base for understanding Special Children through an insightful and incisive discussion on Special Education. The text dwells on exceptional children, or children with special needs, who either suffer from various deficits or disabilities, or are gifted. Such children include the mentally retarded, the visually and hearing impaired, the emotionally disturbed, those with autism, cerebral palsy, and the deprived, as well as the gifted and the creative. This well-organized and pedagogically rich text should be extremely useful to students as well as professionals—special education teachers, those engaged in guidance and counselling, educational policy makers, and field workers, who have an abiding interest in the education of exceptional children and in special education. KEY FEATURES Includes student-friendly features like illustrations, examples, tables, and research-based experimental findings. Provides a complete picture of exceptionality, from the early years of human history to the present day. Gives case histories to practically illustrate the subject.