Social Relationships and Peer Support: Social Relationships and Peer Support Social Relationships and Peer Support (Second Edition)

Social Relationships and Peer Support: Social Relationships and Peer Support Social Relationships and Peer Support (Second Edition)

By: Rachel Janney (author), Martha E. Snell (author)Paperback

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This book offers teachers proven models on how to build positive peer relationships and to support ties between students. This research-based handbook guides educators on assimilating students with disabilities into class activities and enhancing social relationships. The topics covered include creating a positive atmosphere, implementing support programs, peer problem solving, and establishing friendship groups. This updated edition includes new information on using peer support at the middle and high school levels. ""Social Relationships and Peer Support"" is one of the ""Teachers' Guides to Inclusive Practices"", a five-book set designed to help teachers quickly and effectively implement inclusive practices.

About Author

Martha E. Snell, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Special Education, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia, 405 Emmet Street, Charlottesville Virginia 22904 Dr. Martha Snell is a Professor Emeritus of Special Education at the Curry School of Education, University of Virginia where she directed the teacher preparation program in severe disabilities for 30 years. With others, she has authored a number of books on teaching methods and the definition of intellectual disability and has been an active member of TASH and the American Association for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. She directed both federal and state grants directed toward the preparation of teachers and research with individuals having intellectual disability and autism and their teachers; more recently her research has concerned Head Start classrooms and young children at risk. Her research topics have encompassed the inclusion of students with disabilities in general education classrooms, effective teaching strategies, communication intervention, and positive behavior support for problem behavior. Rachel Janney, Ph.D., is an independent scholar and consultant who has worked with and on behalf of children and adults with disabilities in a number of capacities, including special education teacher, educational and behavioral consultant, technical assistance provider, teacher educator, researcher, and author. For a number of years, she was a professor in the School of Teacher Education and Leadership at Radford University in Virginia, where she taught courses and supervised student teachers in the special education program, specializing in the inclusion of students with extensive learning and behavior support needs. Dr. Janney received her master's degree from Syracuse University and her doctorate from the University of Nebraska--Lincoln.


Building Peer Relationships in Inclusive Schools; Approaches for Facilitating Social Relationships; Teaching Social Skills; Peer Support and Instruction in Elementary School; Peer Support and Instruction in Middle and High School.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781557668219
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 208
  • ID: 9781557668219
  • ISBN10: 1557668213
  • edition: Second Edition

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