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978-1-61048-937-9 • Hardback • March 2013 • $49.00 • (£38.00)
978-1-4758-0085-2 • Paperback • March 2013 • $25.00 • (£18.99)
978-1-4758-0091-3 • eBook • March 2013 • $23.50 • (£16.99)
Dr. Kevin Gorman has been in education for over thirty-six years. He has been a principal of a high school and an alternate school, a Director of Pupil Services, a Director of Intervention, and a classroom teacher. He has taught college classes both undergraduate and masters level in the field of education. This is his second book in the education profession.
Chapter one: Intervention
Chapter two: The Laws
Chapter three: Autism
Chapter four: Gifted and Talented
Chapter five: The Twice Exceptional Child
Chapter six: English as a Second Language
Chapter seven: Dyslexia
Chapter eight: Developmental Delays
Chapter nine: Emotional Disturbance
Chapter ten: Transition
Chapter eleven: Assistive Technology
Chapter twelve: Communication
Chapter thirteen: Leadership
Chapter fourteen: Epilogue
Kevin Gorman's Breaking Down the Barriers is a must read for both emerging and veteran leaders in special education. His clear, comprehensive playbook for special education highlights critical topics and skillfully offers a user-friendly theoretical and practical approach to identifying and servicing our students.
— Jason Fine, Principal, Barrington Elementary School, Upper Arlington, Ohio
Dr. Gorman’s book covers the salient details of the intricate processes and procedures surrounding meeting the needs of all students while addressing key factors to successful administration in today’s public schools. Writing from extensive experience, he succinctly gets to the heart of current issues critical to successful administration.
— Shawn Strohl, Special Education Coordinator, Upper Arlington City Schools, Ohio