"This textbook is well-written, very comprehensive, and grounded in research that I can respect and use as an educator." Philip J. Lanasa III, Cameron University"The style is motivating, using plenty of examples and anecdotes about teachers." Audrey Edwards, Eastern Illinois University"My favorite sections were the Tips for Teachers, the information found in these little sections was amazing and easy to locate." Josephine Fritts, Ozarks Technical Community College"The 60 Second Lesson's content is excellent!" Maureen Griffin, University of Wisconsin Whitewater"I feel that the Vaughn, Bos, & Schumm text includes additional valuable features that may help facilitate deeper student understanding and future application of the content in the field." Beth Anne Pruitt, Eastern Kentucky UniversityNew to the Fourth Edition: Current coverage of "No Child Left Behind" and Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004 throughout. NEW Chapter 6, "Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Pervasive Developmental Disorders," provides expanded coverage and the most current research on students with autism and related disorders. NEW Chapter 17, "Developing Independence in Learning: Teaching Self-Advocacy, Study Skills, and Strategies," gives practical tips and strategies for teaching elementary through high-school-aged students how to make the most of their study time and apply their knowledge and skills to new situations. All new "Tech Tips" features in every chapter describe a technological application that can be used in the classroom to enhance success for all learners, particularly students with special needs. Chapter 10 (formerly Chapter 8), "Managing Student Behavior," has been revised with an increased emphasis on school-wide behavior management and positive behavioral support, focusing more on "problem kids." Chapter 2 (formerly Chapter 9), "Collaborating and Coordinating with Other Professionals and Family," has expanded content and increased coverage of co-teaching. Chapter 9 (formerly Chapter 7), "Planning and Grouping Strategies for Special Learners," reflects an increased emphasis on grouping (e.g. ability grouping for reading). Expanded coverage of secondary education - via chapter-opening interviews, new photos, and new examples throughout the text.Sharon R. Vaughn is the author of 'Teaching Students Who Are Exceptional, Diverse, and at Risk in the General Education Classroom (4th Edition)', published 2006 under ISBN 9780205407736 and ISBN 0205407730.