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Field 085: Special Education Comprehensive Assessment 
Preparation Resources

The resources listed below may help you prepare for the CEOE test in this field. These preparation resources have been identified by content experts in the field to provide up-to-date information that relates to the field in general. You may wish to use current issues or editions to obtain information on specific topics for study and review.

Journals

  1. Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Children, Council for Exceptional Children.
  2. Exceptional Children, Council for Exceptional Children.
  3. Journal of Learning Disabilities, Hammill Institute on Disabilities.
  4. The Journal of Special Education, Hammill Institute on Disabilities.
  5. Teaching Exceptional Children, Council for Exceptional Children.
  6. Young Exceptional Children, Council for Exceptional Children.

Other Resources

  1. Algozzine, R., Henley, M., and Ramsey, R. (2009). Characteristics of and Strategies for Teaching Students with Mild Disabilities, Sixth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  2. Bateman, B. and Herr, C. (2019). Writing Measurable IEP Goals and Objectives, Third Education. Verona, WI: Attainment Company, Inc.

  3. Bear, D., Invernizzi, M., Templeton, S., & Johnston, F. (2019). Words Their Way: Word Study for Phonics, Vocabulary, and Spelling Instruction, Seventh Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  4. Best, S., Bigge, J. and Heller, K. (2009). Teaching Individuals with Physical or Multiple Disabilities, Sixth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  5. Bouck, E and Gargiulo, R. (2021). Special Education in Contemporary Society: An Introduction to Exceptionality, Seventh Edition. Newbury Park, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.

  6. Clark, G., Neubert, D., and Sitlington, P. (2009). Transition Education and Services for Students with Disabilities, Fifth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  7. Cohen, L. and Spenciner, L. (2014). Assessment of Children and Youth with Special Needs, Fifth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ.: Pearson.

  8. Coleman, M., Gallagher, J., and Kirk, S. (2015). Educating Exceptional Children, Fourteenth Edition. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth Publishing Company.

  9. Cook, A., Encarnacao, P., and Polgar, J. (2020). Assistive Technologies Principles and Practice, Fifth Edition. St. Louis, MI: Mosby.

  10. Council for Exceptional Children CEC. (2016 Revised). What Every Special Educator Must Know: Professional Ethics and Standards, Seventh Edition. Reston, VA.

  11. Denny, T. (2008). Improve Literacy Instruction with Classroom Research, First Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

  12. Ehren, B., Silliman, E., Stone, A., and Wallach, G. (2016). Handbook of Language and Literacy: Development and Disorders, Second Edition. New York, NY: Guilford Publications, Inc.

  13. Erickson, K. and Koppenhaver, D. (2019). Comprehensive Literacy for All: Teaching Students with Significant Disabilities to Read and Write, First Edition. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.

  14. Fennell, F. (2011). Achieving Fluency: Special Education and Mathematics. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

  15. Friend, M. (2018). Special Education Contemporary Perspectives for School Professionals, Fifth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  16. Hagaman, J., Lienemann, T., and Reid, R. (2013). Strategy Instruction for Students with Learning Disabilities, Second Edition. New York, NY: Guilford Publications, Inc.

  17. Hallahan, D. and Kauffman, J. (2019). Exceptional Learners: An Introduction to Special Education, Fourteenth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  18. Harlacher, J., and Rodriguez, B. (2017). An Educator's Guide to Schoolwide Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports: Integrating All Three Tiers, First Edition. Bloomington, IN: Marzano Research.

  19. Herman, K., Lembke, E., Reinke, W. and Stormont, M. (2012). Academic and Behavior Supports for At-Risk Students: Tier 2 Interventions. New York, NY: Guilford Publications Inc.

  20. Hudson, P. and Miller, S. (2005). Designing and Implementing Mathematics Instruction for Students with Diverse Learning Needs, First Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  21. Kregel, J. and Wehman, P. (2019). Functional Curriculum for Elementary and Secondary Students with Special Needs, Fourth Edition. Austin, TX: PRO-ED, Inc.

  22. Lang, R., Scheuermann, B., and Webber, J. (2019). Autism: Teaching Makes a Difference, Second Edition. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

  23. Little, M. and Witzel, B. (2016). Teaching Elementary Mathematics to Struggling Learners, First Edition. New York, NY: Guildford Publications, Inc.

  24. Marzano, J. (2003). Classroom Management that Works, Third Edition. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

  25. Meyer, A., Gordon, D., and Rose, D. (2014). Universal Design for Learning: Theory and Practice, First Edition. Westfield, MA: CAST, Inc.

  26. Miller, D. (2012). Reading with Meaning: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades, Second Edition. Portsmouth, NH: Stenhouse Publishers.

  27. Miner, C. and Storey, K. (2017). Systematic Instruction of Functional Skills for Students and Adults with Disabilities, Second Edition. Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas Publisher, LTD.

  28. Morgan, R. and Riesen, T. (2016). Promoting Successful Transition to Adulthood for Students with Disabilities, First Edition. New York, NY: Guildford Publications, Inc.

  29. Morningstar, M. and Clavenna-Deane, E. (2017). Your Complete Guide to Transition Planning and Services, First Edition. Baltimore, MD: Brookes Publishing.

  30. The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). (2021). Developmentally Appropriate Practice in Early Childhood Progress Serving Children from Birth Through Age 8, Fourth Edition. Washington, DC.

  31. Oklahoma State Department of Education. (2006). Standards of Performance and Conduct for Teachers. Oklahoma City, OK.

  32. Oklahoma State Department of Education. (2007). Parents Rights in Special Education: Notice of Procedural Safeguards. Oklahoma City, OK.

  33. Oklahoma State Department of Education. (2013). Special Education Policies. Oklahoma City, OK.

  34. Oklahoma State Department of Education. (2016). Oklahoma Academic Standards. Oklahoma City, OK.

  35. Oklahoma State Department of Education. (2016). Special Education Process Guide. Oklahoma City, OK.

  36. Oklahoma State Department of Education. (2017). Special Education Handbook. Oklahoma City, OK.

  37. Oklahoma State Department of Education. (2021). Special Education Services Evaluation and Eligibility Handbook. Oklahoma City, OK.

  38. Osborne, A. and Russo, C. (2020). Special Education and the Law: A Guide for Practitioners, Fourth Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

  39. Perzigian, A., Schurr, J., and Wilkerson, K. (2013). Promoting Social Skills in the Inclusive Classroom, First Edition. New York, NY: Guildford Publications, Inc.

  40. Plotts, C. and Webber, C. (2007). Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Fifth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  41. Pollingue, A. and Shelton, C. (2009). The Exceptional Teacher's Handbook: The First-Year Special Education Teacher's Guide to Success, Third Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

  42. Polloway, E., Patton, J., Serna, L., and Bailey, J. (2017). Strategies for Teaching Learners with Special Needs, Eleventh Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  43. Roseberry-McKibben, C. (2006). Language Disorders in Children: A multicultural and Case Perspective, First Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  44. Salvia, J., Ysseldyke, J., and Witmer, S. (2016). Assessment in Special and Inclusive Education, Thirteenth Edition. Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

  45. Shogren, K., Turnbull, A., Turnbull, A., and Wehmeyer, M. (2019). Exceptional Lives: Practice, Progress, and Dignity in Today's Schools, Ninth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

  46. Steege, M., Pratt, J., Wickerd, G., Guare, R., and Watson, T. (2019) Conducting School-Based Functional Behavioral Assessments, Third Edition. New York, NY: Guildford Publications, Inc.

  47. U.S. Department of Education. (2020). Forty-second Annual Report to Congress on the Implementations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

  48. Vacca, R., Vacca, J., and Mraz, M. (2019). Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum, Twelfth Edition. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.

Online Resources

  1. CAST, Universal Design for Learning — www.cast.org
  2. Center on Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS) — www.pbis.org
  3. Council for Exceptional Children. Ethical Principles and Practice Standards — exceptionalchildren.org
  4. Edutopia — www.edutopia.org
  5. Equal Access to Technology for People with Disabilities — nowbility.org
  6. National Dissemination Center for Children with Disabilities — Accommodations, Assessment/Evaluation, Assistive Technology, Behavior, Disproportionality, Educational Support/Strategies, Family Engagement, IDEA, ADA, IEP, Inclusion, Improving Educational Outcomes, LRE, Parental Rights Under IDEA, Parent-To-School Communication, Related Services, Section 504 Plan, Self-Advocacy, and Transitionwww.parentcenterhub.org
  7. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Accommodationssde.ok.gov
  8. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Assessment, Compliance, Data, Dispute Resolution, Dyslexia, Early Childhood, Instructional Methods, Professional Development, Related Services, Secondary Transition, and Technical Assistancesde.ok.gov
  9. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Elementary School Transition Planning and Resource Listsde.ok.gov
  10. Oklahoma State Department of Education, High School Transition Planning and Resource Listsde.ok.gov
  11. Oklahoma State Department of Education, How to Develop an Effective and Compliant Secondary Transition Plansde.ok.gov
  12. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Mathematics Resources and Guidancesde.ok.gov
  13. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Middle School Transition Planning and Resource Listsde.ok.gov
  14. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Oklahoma Association on Higher Education and Disabilitysde.ok.gov
  15. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Reading and Literacy Resourcessde.ok.gov
  16. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Secondary Transitionsde.ok.gov
  17. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Secondary Transition Handbooksde.ok.gov
  18. Oklahoma State Department of Education, Secondary Transition Planning for Students with Significant Support Needssde.ok.gov
  19. Oklahoma State Department of Health Early Childhood Intervention Services — oklahoma.gov
  20. Reading Rockets — www.readingrockets.org

Professional Organizations

  1. The Council for Exceptional Children
  2. The National Association of Special Education Teachers
  3. National Center for Learning Disabilities
  4. The National Organization on Disability

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