- ISBN: 9780137033706 | 0137033702
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 12/27/2010
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#xA0; Exceptional Learnersis an outstanding introduction to the characteristics of exceptional learners and their education, emphasizing classroom practices as well as the psychological, sociological, and medical aspects of disabilities and giftedness.#xA0; In keeping with this era of accountability, all discussions and examples of educational practices are grounded in a sound research base. #xA0; With hundreds of new references added to the 12thedition, the authors are committed to bringing the#xA0;most current and credible#xA0;perspectives to bear on the ever-increasing complexity of educating students with special needs in today#x19;s schools.#xA0; The authors have written a text that reaches the heart as well as the mind, promoting a conviction that professionals working with exceptional learners need to develop not only a solid base of knowledge, but also a healthy attitude toward their work and the people whom they serve, and constantly challenge themselves to acquire a solid understanding of current theory, research, and practice in special education and to develop an ever more sensitive understanding of exceptional learners and their families.