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Resource Guide:
Special Education

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Developmental PsychologyBF 712-724.85
Child PsychologyBF 721-723
Physical Education for People with DisabilitiesGV 445
Children, Child DevelopmentHQ 767.8-792.2
Social Service to ChildrenHV 701-1420.5
Social Service to Persons with disabilitiesHV 1551-3024
Remedial TeachingLB 1050.5
Speech Therapy for Children – EducationLB 3454
Educational Equalization Right to EducationLC 213-LC 214.53
Educational SociologyLC 189-LC 214.53
Inclusive EducationLC 100-LC 1203
Exceptional Children and Youth Special EducationLC 3950-LC 4806.5
Special EducationLC 3950-LC3990.4
Children with Disabilities – EducationLC 4001-LC4700.4
Learning DisabilitiesLC 4704-LC4706
Autistic Children – EducationLC 4717-LC4719
Neurology and Psychiatry, NeuropsychiatryRC 321-571
Neurology, Diseases of the Nervous SystemRC 346-429
Personality Disorders, Behavior ProblemsRC 554 -569.5
Mental RetardationRC 569.7-571
Blindness in ChildrenRE 48
Otology, Diseases of the EarRF 110-320
Developmental DisabilitiesRJ 138-134
Language, speech and hearing disorders and developmentRJ 496
Attention-Deficit-Disordered ChildrenRJ 506 .H9
Mental Retardation/Developmental DisabilitiesRC569.7-RC571

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Special Education
  • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Mainstreaming in Education
  • Exceptional Children
  • Gifted Children
  • Children with Disabilities
  • Children with Visual Disabilities
  • Hearing Impaired Children
  • Down syndrome
  • Developmentally Disabled Children
  • Autistic children ‚ Education
  • Attention deficit disordered children
  • Individualized education programs
  • Physical education for children with disabilities

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Encyclopedia of Special EducationCredo Reference
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child DevelopmentCredo Reference
Handbook of Research on the Education of Young ChildrenCredo Reference
International Handbook of Giftedness and TalentCredo Reference
Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and CareCredo Reference
Philosophy of Education: An EncyclopediaCredo Reference
Teaching young children with ADHDLC 4713.2 .L68
Children and youth with Asperger syndrome: strategies for successLC 4717 .M95
Inclusion strategies that work!LC 4031 .K36
Asperger's Children : Psychodynamics, Aetiology, Diagnosis, and TreatmenteBook
Autism spectrum disorders identification, education, and treatmente-Book
The Comprehensive Guide to Special Education Law : Over 400 Frequently Asked Questions and Answers Every Educator Needs to Know About the Legal Rights of Exceptional Children and Their Parentse-Book
The international handbook of applied research in intellectual disabilitiese-Book
Research in Special Education : Designs, Methods, and Applicationse-Book
Treatment of Language Disorders in Childrene-Book
Special education and school reform in the United States and Britaine-Book
The social dimensions of learning disabilitiese-Book
Down syndrome a medical dictionary, bibliography…e-Book
Educating young children with additional needse-Book
The special education treatment plannere-Book
Early Childhood and Special EducationeBook
Disproportionality in Education and Special Education : A Guide to Creating More Equitable Learning EnvironmenteBook

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Communication Disorders Quarterly
  • Focus on Exceptional Children
  • Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education
  • Journal of Learning Disabilities
  • Journal of Literacy Research
  • Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions
  • Journal of Special Education
  • Journal of Special Education and Rehabilitation
  • Journal of Special Education Technology
  • Learning Disabilities A Contemporary Journal
  • Learning Disabilities Research and Practice
  • Learning Disability Quarterly
  • Remedial & Special Education
  • Special Education
  • Special Education Technology Practice
  • Topics in Early Childhood Special Education

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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