9780131590120

Teaching Individuals with Physical or Multiple Disabilities

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131590120

  • ISBN10:

    013159012X

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/9/2009
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

Comprehensive and unique, this text provides special educators and others education professionals with the knowledge and strategies for creating meaningful educational experiences for students with physical, health, or multiple disabilities. It is the only text published that specifically addresses the educational and psychosocial needs of students with physical or health impairments who do not necessarily have cognitive disabilities and explains the psychosocial impact of disability including those disabilities that are degenerative and terminal in nature. Important definitions, legal requirements, and specific physical disabilities and health impairments; Accommodations for curricular access including assistive technology and augmentative/alternative communication; Specialized essential skill areas; Implementing core academic curriculum; Educational and psychosocial implications of disability; How assessment and curriculum accommodations and modifications support students with physical or multiple disabilities; Access to general education core curriculum; Teaching essential skills to students in order to master major life activities at home, in school, and within community environments; Collaboration among teachers, service professionals and families; Information on appropriate software and functional academic skills; and updated information on legislation such as NCLB and IDEA.Most appropriate for special education teachers and other special education professionals who provide either direct services to students with physical, health, or multiple disabilities or indirect services in the form of consultation.

Table of Contents

PART I

Impact and Implications of Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilities

CHAPTER 1

Understanding Individuals with Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilities

CHAPTER 2

Physical Disabilities

CHAPTER 3

Cerebral Palsy

CHAPTER 4

Health Impairments and Congenital Infections

 

PART II

Curriculum Options and Avenues of Performance Improvement

CHAPTER 5

Curriculum and Individualized Educational Planning

CHAPTER 6

Task and Situation Analysis

CHAPTER 7

Assistive Technology

CHAPTER 8

Augmentative and Alternative Communication

 

PART III

Essential Knowledge and Skill Domains

for Personal Self-Reliance

CHAPTER 9

Feeding and Swallowing

CHAPTER 10

Adaptations for Personal Independence

CHAPTER 11

Adaptations in Physical Education, Leisure Education, and Recreation

CHAPTER 12

Self-Determination and Education for Transition

 

PART IV

Core Curriculum

CHAPTER 13

Reading Instruction and Adaptations

CHAPTER 14

Writing Instruction and Adaptations

CHAPTER 15

Science and Social Studies Instruction and Adaptations

CHAPTER 16

Mathematics Instruction and Adaptations

Name Index

Subject Index

 

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