EDU 1081: Introduction to Exceptional Children

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Children with Disabilities — Education Law and Legislation — United States

Children with Mental Disabilities — Education

Learning Disabled Children Education

Learning Disabilities

Special Education—United States

Citing Your Resources

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Reference Books

Handbooks, Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, Guides

Craighead, E.B. (2001). The Corsini encyclopedia of psychology and behavioral science. New York: Wiley. Good reference for educational topics relating to psychology and behavioral science. Text includes reference lists. Ref BF31 .E52 2001 vol. 1–4

Individuals with disabilities law report. (1998–2005). Horsham, PA : LRP Publications. This publication is a source for legal information in special education. Updated 22 times per year, the 48 volume publication provides the complete text of relevant federal court case, statutes and regulations; complete texts of decisions, rulings and memoranda from federal and state courts, various U.S. Department of Education offices, due process hearings, and state educational agencies; and further legal information pertaining to individuals with disabilities. Ref KF4210 .I52

Reynolds, C.R., & Fletcher-Janzen, E. (Eds). (2002). Concise encyclopedia of special education. New York: John Wiley & Sons. A to Z guide reference guide for terms and topics in special education. There is both an author and subject index and all entries include references. Ref LC 4007 .E53 2002

Find Subject Articles

Databases with Articles contain material published in magazines, journals, and newspapers.
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Databases with Articles
Reference Sources


American Journal on Mental Retardation

Behavioral Disorders

Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities

Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities

Exceptional Children

Focus on Exceptional Children

Intervention in School and Clinic

Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities

Journal of Learning Disabilities

The Journal of Special Education

Learning Disability Quarterly

Preventing School Failure

Reading & Writing Quarterly

Remedial and Special Education

Teacher Education and Special Education

Teaching Exceptional Children

Topics in Early Childhood Special Education

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