Special Education: Best Practices and First Step to Success

Michael H. Epstein and Hill M. Walker

in Community Treatment for Youth

Published in print February 2002 | ISBN: 9780195134575
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780199864065 | DOI:

Series: Innovations in Practice and Service Delivery with Vulnerable Populations

Special Education: Best Practices and First Step to Success

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This chapter begins with a brief overview of the basis of special education services, i.e., who are the students being served and what are the types of educational settings in which they are served? It then identifies the strategies that have been found to be successful with these students. The chapter describes the development, implementation, and research evidence on an early intervention program called First Step to Success.

Keywords: special classes; special education students; intervention; First Step

Chapter.  7582 words.  Illustrated.

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