1.Introduction 2.Ecological Assessment and Person-Centered Planning 3.Alternate Assessment and Quality Enhancement 4.Evaluating Progress to Plan Instructional Supports 5.Family-Centered Planning: A Multicultural Perspective, with Levan Lim 6.Promoting Self-Determination in Planning and Instruction, with Sharon Lohrmann-O'Rourke 7.Functional Reading 8.Functional Math 9.Community and Leisure Skills, with Karena J. Cooper 10.Home and Personal Living Skills 11.Communication and Social Skills, with Kim Ware 12.Using Ecological Assessment in Planning for Inclusion, with Barbara Wilson 13.Using Ecological Assessment in Planning for Transition and Employment, with Edward Grasso
Diane M. Browder, PhD, is currently the Snyder Distinguished Professor of Special Education at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where she is leading the development of a new doctoral program in special education. Dr. Browder has long been involved in educational planning for individuals with disabilities, and consults actively to schools in North Carolina and nationwide. She is well known in the special education research community, has served on numerous editorial boards, and has over 90 publications in print.
'This book successfully unites a variety of current best practices, based on both research and theory, in a way that is readily transferrable to the real world. Drawing on her own experiences with students with disabilities, Browder has peppered the book with examples and case studies that accurately illustrate the practices she advocates. Researchers will appreciate the details of the reviewed studies, while practitioners will find this book of value in transferring research to practice....I am looking forward to using it in both undergraduate and graduate courses.' - Belva C. Collins
'Browder's book is useful and informative, and it is an important source of procedural information for all professionals working with students with moderate and severe disabilities.' - Contemporary Psychology