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Children with Disabilities, 8th Edition

Edited by  Mark L. Batshaw M.D.Nancy J. Roizen M.D., & Louis Pellegrino M.D.

Trusted for four decades by university faculty and relied on by thousands of professionals from diverse fields, Children with Disabilities is the gold-standard special education textbook on working effectively with children and families. Now this authoritative resource is in its eighth edition, enhanced with new chapters on critical topics, the latest evidence-based practices, updated instructor materials, and guidance on working with a wide range of professionals to address every aspect of child health and well-being.

Spearheaded by senior editor Mark Batshaw, M.D., Chief Academic Officer at Children’s National Health System, this new edition is an unparalleled compendium of information about developmental, clinical, family, education, and intervention issues, from birth through adolescence. Every chapter has been meticulously peer-reviewed, and content has been updated throughout to reflect important new research and developments in diverse fields. Comprehensive coverage of contemporary issues makes this volume an indispensable reference for practicing professionals, and the student-friendly features and multimedia instructor materials make it the ultimate textbook for courses on disability.

Support your instruction with this complete package of multimedia instructor materials: sample syllabi, PowerPoints to accompany each chapter, chapter overviews, a helpful glossary, case studies that bring key concepts to life, thought questions, a test bank with more than 200 questions for faculty members, resource lists for further reading, and 200+ downloadable illustrations

Want to learn more about the new edition? Check out the following resources:

  • Slide deck explaining what’s new, with actual examples from the new edition
  • A short video from Dr. Mark Batshaw explaining key new features in this edition
  • A FREE excerpt that includes the table of contents, preface, and Chapter 1


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