Effective Literacy Instruction for Students with Moderate or Severe Disabilities

Susan Copeland, Elizabeth Keefe

For students with moderate or severe disabilities, developing literacy skills is a critical component of successful communication, employment, and community participation. Finally, educators have a practical, concise guidebook for helping these students meet NCLB's academic standards for literacy. Appropriate for use in all settings, including inclusive classrooms, this book is the lifeline every K-12 teacher needs to

A must-have resource on one of today's hottest emerging topics,this easy-to-use book will help everyone involved in education.

Table of Contents
About the Authors
About the Contributors
Foreword   Diane Lea Ryndak
The Power of Literacy   Susan R. Copeland
Creating Rich Literacy Learning Environments for All Students   Jonathan D. Brinkerhoff   Elizabeth B. Keefe
The Role of Language and Communication as the Basis for Literacy   Julia Scherba de Valenzuela   M. Marilyn Tracey
Word Recognition Instruction   Susan R. Copeland   J. Anne Calhoon
Fluency   Elizabeth B. Keefe
Reading Comprehension   Susan R. Copeland
Vocabulary Development   Elizabeth B. Keefe
Written Communication   Susan R. Copeland
Supporting Literacy Development with Assistive Technology   Beth E. Foley   Amy Staples
Organizing Literacy Instruction   Elizabeth B. Keefe
Literacy for Life   Susan R. Copeland