Embracing Disabilities in the Classroom
Strategies to Maximize Students’ Assets
- Toby J. Karten - Inclusion Workshops
Inclusive Education | Specific Learning Difficulties | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
"The practical aspects of the book provide a wealth of ideas about how educators can make modifications and accommodations for individuals in their classrooms while fostering a positive and inclusive atmosphere."
"Addresses a very critical and pertinent topic in education today. It is so important that the needs of students with disabilities be met to give them the opportunity to succeed."
"Very informative. Provides background historical information, current trends, suggestions for novice teachers, and new ideas for experienced teachers."
“A must-have resource for all educators, this book is filled with creative, hands-on strategies for children of all ages and grade levels K-12 in all content areas. Both general and special educators will find a variety of practical, valuable strategies that they can use immediately in the classroom. Karten has written another winner!”
"An obvious wealth of information, Karten continues to offer the latest strategies to maximize student success in the special education setting! An exceptional resource for those looking for an understanding of not only the history and legislation, but also the content lessons that work!"
"As a beginning teacher, I have used Karten's previous books for great ideas for starting my teaching career. This book provides the same great examples and strategies not only for special education teachers, but for ALL teachers!"
"Karten has put together an excellent resource that should be a must-have for all professionals in special education. She provides not only an excellent background of special education in the classroom, but also a comprehensive source to aid in quick and easy activity plans. The book helps both the novice and the expert special educator identify functional and meaningful strategies that work in the school setting."
"Karten clearly outlines a practical path to meeting the needs of all learners."
"This is a must for all educators, current and future. The clear lessons help new teachers adapt their weekly plans to benefit all students."
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Historical Background of Disabilities