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Exceptional Teaching: A Comprehensive Guide for Including Students with Disabilities
by Jim Pierson
Dr. Jim Pierson. With an eye toward making it practical and easy for the inexperienced leader to use, Dr. Jim Pierson has compiled a must-have resource for all ministry leaders.While writing Exceptional Teaching, Pierson worked with seven growing churches that have vital ministries to people with disabilities and special needs. He asked the ministry leaders to share curren ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by Standard Publishing Company
(first published January 2002)
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This is THE best resource for those starting or serving in a special needs ministry. Thorough, written by a pastor who gets it, and has decades of experience in truly incorporating and welcoming EVERYONE into his congregation, even the schizophrenic, which sadly, many in the church are afraid of or do not understand. I have been honored to hear Jim Pierson speak and teach at the BASS convention in the SF Bay area, and this book is a must-have for the resource library of anyone serving the specia ...more
Nov 20, 2008 Alicia rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Teachers
Recommended to Alicia by: Required reading
I highley recommend this book for anyone who is teaching children with disabilities. The book gives you tools that will aid you with dealing with several disabilities and how to adapt your classroom for the child. It also address inappropriate behavior that is directed toward the child that has the disability as well as how to expalin to the other children of the class about disablities.