PART I What Is Special About Special Education for Different Groups of Children With Disabilities?
Special Education for Students With Learning Disabilities: What Makes It So Special?
What Is Special About Special Education for Students With Emotional or Behavioral Disorders?
Timothy J. Landrum
James M. Kauffman
What Is Special About Special Education for Students With Severe Disabilities?
Diane M. Browder
What Is Special About Special Education for English Language Learners?
Janette K. Klingner
What Is Special About Special Education for Students Who Are Deaf?
Barbara R. Schirmer
A Unified Theory of Practice in Early Intervention/Early Childhood Special Education
Samuel L. Odom
PART II What Is Special About Other Important Aspects of Special Education?
Transition-Focused Education: Foundation for the Future
Paula D. Kohler
Developments in Curriculum-Based Measurement
Stanley L. Deno
What Is Special About the Preparation of Special Education Teachers? A Review of the Research
Paul T. Sindelar
Anne G. Bishop
Mary T. Brownell
Where Should Students With Disabilities Receive Special Education Services? Is One Place Better Than Another?
PART III Recommendations for Making Special Education More Special
Critical Dimensions of Experimental Studies and Research Syntheses That Help Define Effective Practices
John Wills Lloyd
Paige C. Pullen
Patricia A. Lloyd
Relationship Between the Quality of the Research Design and the Quality of the Evidence for Improvement of Special Education Practice
Bridging the Research-to-Practice Gap: Maintaining the Consistent Implementation of Research-Based Practices
PART IV Conclusion
An Overview and Analysis of the Role of Evidence-Based Practices in Special Education
Bryan G. Cook
Barbara R. Schirmer
About the Editors
About the Authors
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