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Resource Guide:
Teaching the Exceptional Learner

Websites and Digital Archives

Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Early childhood education
  • Education, Elementary
  • Education, Secondary
  • Educational Psychology
  • Exceptional children
  • Behavior disorders in children
  • Attention-deficit-disordered children
  • Attention-deficit-disordered youth
  • Language disorders
  • Reading disability
  • Dyslexia
  • Dyslexic children
  • Gifted children -- Education
  • Children with disabilities -- Education
  • Deaf -- Education
  • Blind -- Education
  • Developmentally disabled children
  • Children with social disabilities

Research Databases

Online Journals

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. You can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Focus on Exceptional Children
  • Exceptionality Education International
  • Insights on Learning Disabilities
  • Journal of Learning Disabilities
  • Learning Disabilities -- A Contemporary Journal
  • Learning Disability Quarterly
  • The Gifted Child Today
  • Journal of Secondary Gifted Education
  • Journal for the Education of the Gifted
  • Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs
  • Communication Disorders Quarterly
  • Annals of Dyslexia
  • Dyslexia

Print Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Transforming Special Education PracticesLC 3981 .T73 2012
Exceptional Learners: An Introduction to Special EducationLC 3981 .H34 2009
How to Reach and Teach Children with ADD/ADHD: Practical techniques, strategies, and interventionsLC 4713 .R54 2005
Teaching Teens with ADD and ADHD: A quick reference guide for parents and teachersLC 4713.2 .Z45 2000
Challenging Gifted ChildrenLC 3993.9 .W43 1996
Understanding DyslexiaLC 4709 .H46 1995
The Gift of Dyslexia: Why some of the smartest people can't read, and how they can learnLB 1050.5 .D36 1994
How Deaf Children Learn: What parents and teachers need to knoweBook
S.T.E.M. Education: Strategies for teaching learners with special needseBook
General and Special Education Inclusion in an Age of Change: Role of professionals involvedeBook
Giftedness 101eBook
Supporting the Child of Exceptional Ability at Home and SchooleBook
Creatively Gifted Students Are Not Like Other Gifted: Research, theory, and practiceeBook