An informative, accessible, and interesting introduction to the ongoing story of special education.

Special education is an ongoing story of people—of exceptional children, of the families of children with special needs, and of the teachers who work with them. Exceptional Children: An Introduction to Special Education focuses on 15 experienced teachers to give readers first-person insight into this diverse field. It also details, step-by-step, how special educators use highly effective, research-based practices to promote student achievement in their classrooms. The Eleventh Edition includes new information that reflects the current professional practices, trends, and research that define the exciting and ever-evolving field of special education.