9780891283461

Looking to Learn: Promoting Literacy for Students With Low Vision : Sold With a Free Copy of Seeing Eye to Eye

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  • ISBN13:

    9780891283461

  • ISBN10:

    0891283463

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2000
  • Publisher: Amer Foundation for the Blind
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Summary

A vital new handbook that provides teachers with practical tips and advice on improving literacy skills for students with low vision. Easy-to-understand explanations of vital topics such as interpreting eye reports, performing functional vision assessments, and working with low vision service providers are included, along with chapters on games and activities that teachers can use in their classrooms. The valuable resource section, tables, sample reports and sidebars offer essential information on assessing low-vision students and helping them use their vision effectively.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
About the Editors ix
About the Contributors ix
Introduction: Paths to Literacy 1(10)
Frances Mary D'Andrea
Carol Farrenkopf
Interpreting an Eye Report
11(21)
Duncan McGregor
Carol Farrenkopf
Performing a Functional Low Vision Assessment
32(52)
Tanni L. Anthony
Working Effectively with a Low Vision Clinic
84(33)
Bonnie Simons
Deborah J. Lapolice
Low Vision Devices: An Overview
117(20)
Mark Wilkinson
Activities and Games for Teaching Children to Use Monocular Telescopes
137(30)
Chrissy Cowan
Renae Shepler
Activities and Games for Teaching Children to Use Magnifiers
167(22)
Chrissy Cowan
Renae Shepler
Activities and Games for Teaching Children to Use a CCTV
189(26)
Frances Mary D'Andrea
Resources 215(10)
Glossary 225(8)
Index 233

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