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Written for developmental pediatricians, this introductory text brings a multi-disciplinary focus to the study of developmental, clinical, educational, family, and intervention issues. It explores the beginning of life from conception through childhood, identifying factors in each stage that can cause disability. Case studies illustrate key concepts. Appendices provide information on medications, resources, syndromes, and inborn errors of metabolism; a glossary defines key terms. Contributors include doctors with various specialties and experts in related fields. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Mark L. Batshaw
Publisher : Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
Release Book : 2002
Download Book : 870 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015055436250


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Meet the learning needs and preferences of all students using Children with Disabilities: Reading and Writing the Four-Blocks(R) Way for students in grades 1–3. This 144-page book provides a glimpse into an inclusion special-education classroom that uses the Four-Blocks(R) Literacy Model. This wonderful collection of ideas, strategies, and resources includes information on Self-Selected Reading, Guided Reading, Writing, and Working with Words. It also includes strategies for reading and writing success in special-education classrooms, variations for students with disabilities, teacher's checklists, IEP goal suggestions, examples of assistive technology, and answers to commonly asked questions. The book supports the Four-Blocks(R) Literacy Model and provides a list of children's literature that can be used in lessons.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : David Koppenhaver
Publisher : Carson-Dellosa Publishing
Release Book : 2008-08-28
Download Book : 144 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781604185645


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Parents and Families of Children with Disabilities: Providing Effective School Based Support Services provides educators and paraprofessionals with the necessary motivation, research-based practices, skills, and resources to collaborate effectively with families to develop family-centered schools. The book challenges educators to rethink the traditional roles and responsibilities of public schools, training teachers and paraprofessionals how to achieve effective stress management, child advocacy, and transition planning, as well as how to provide academic intervention for the families of children with disabilities and the diverse communities that surround them. Highlights of this book include: Communication and Collaboration Tips provide practical suggestions and examples to professionals that help foster partnership and trust A groundbreaking chapter on Providing Supports for Siblings of children with disabilities (Chapter 2) A chapter on providing Educational Support Services to Assist Parents and Families in Designing and Implementing Positive Behavior Interventions (Chapter 9) A realistic focus on the personal stories of the families of students with disabilities through case study Perspectives and a concluding chapter on Family Stories Illustrating School Based Support A wide variety of pedagogical features in every chapter, including: Learning Objectives, chapter opening Vignettes revisited again at the chapter conclusion, Summary Statements, Questions for Discussion, Reflection Activities, and annotated web link Resources

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Craig R. Fiedler
Publisher : Prentice Hall
Release Book : 2007
Download Book : 343 Pages
ISBN-10 : UOM:39015063277647


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This volume presents an integrative framework for conducting individualized assessments of children and adolescents with a wide range of disabilities and chronic conditions. Expert contributors first provide an overview of the field, reviewing general strategies and approaches to developmental assessment. The volume then addresses the issues that arise in working with young people with particular challenges, including motor impairments, auditory and visual impairments, autism, chronic health conditions, neurological problems, and exposure to trauma. Described are concepts and tools to guide the practitioner in deriving an accurate diagnosis, planning appropriate interventions in clinic or school, evaluating progress, and monitoring treatment outcomes. Structured in a cohesive format, chapters review the nature of each condition and its implications for health, development, and functioning at different ages and in various domains. The uses of specific assessment instruments are considered, and needed modifications in settings, tasks, and procedures identified. Emphasizing methods that are flexible and multidimensional, the volume includes numerous illustrative case vignettes.

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Genre Book : Psychology
Author Book : Rune J. Simeonsson
Publisher : Guilford Press
Release Book : 2001-04-19
Download Book : 386 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1572306459


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This book provides teachers with an immediate and comprehensive source of practical ideas for use in regular classrooms. The author has drawn upon his own teaching experience and upon research to identify well tried and tested approaches covering basic academic skills improvement, behaviour management, social skills development and curriculum adaption. The third edition has been totally revised, with the addition of two new chapters dealing with early identification of, and instructional methods of intervention against, learning difficulties. The combination of the most recent research and clear, practical advice make this a valuable resource for further study.

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Genre Book : Children with disabilities
Author Book : Peter S. Westwood
Publisher : Psychology Press
Release Book : 1997
Download Book : 240 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9780415156233


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In this book, a distinguished group of early childhood special educators and researchers explores the barriers to and influences on inclusive education settings for young children. Chapters cover such timely topics as individualized instruction, social relationships of children with disabilities, collaborative relationships among adults, family perceptions of inclusion, classroom ecology and child participation, community participation, social policy, and cultural and linguistic diversity. Expert contributors, addressing each of these topics, draw useful implications for practitioners-providing helpful suggestions for modifying activities, materials, environmental supports, and teaching strategies. Based on a groundbreaking 5-year research study conducted by the Early Childhood Research Institute on Inclusion, Widening the Circle is a must read for all professionals working in inclusive settings.

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Genre Book : Education
Author Book : Samuel L. Odom
Publisher : Teachers College Press
Release Book : 2002
Download Book : 212 Pages
ISBN-10 : 080774171X


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Inclusive Education Is A Worldwide Movement Aiming To Create One Education System That Values All Children To Devise A Classroom That Welcomes All Children Irrespective Of Disability, Community Background, Sexuality, Ethnic Background Etc. The Current Conceptualization Of Children With Special Needs Has Replaced The Negative Labels Of The Past Which Called Disabled Children As Lame, Crippled, Less Fortunate Or Mentally Retarded. The Modern Concept Consider Such Children As Unique Whose Uniqueness May Be Noticed In One Or The Other Dimensions Vision, Hearing, Communication, Adaptive Behaviour, Etc. Researches Are Being Conducted Across The World So That Inclusive Education Can Be Made More Adequate And Thereby Prove More Useful.The Present Book Is A Complete Treatise On Inclusive Education With Particular Emphasis On Children With Special Needs. It Seeks To Find Out How Information/Findings From Researches On Inclusion Can Be Employed To Influence Inclusive Practices In Classrooms In A Positive Way. It Provides Useful Tips And Strategies To Those Who Need To Know As To Why, Whom And How To Include Children With Special Needs In Regular Classroom Activities. The Facts And Findings Stated In This Book In The Form Of Tables, Pictures, Boxes And Small But Separate Sections Will Prove Comprehensible Inputs For School Reforms And Reorganizations To Achieve Full Inclusion. A Detailed Bibliography Has Been Included In The Book To Enable The Inquisitive Readers To Pursue The Subject Further. The Students And Research Scholars Of Education Will Find This Book Highly Useful. In Addition, The Planners, Administrators, Functionaries Of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan And Social Workers Will Consider It Extremely Informative.

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Genre Book : Inclusive education
Author Book : Neena Dash
Publisher : Atlantic Publishers & Dist
Release Book : 2006
Download Book : 136 Pages
ISBN-10 : 8126906871


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Introduction to the core concepts of teaching and supporting children with disabilities alongside their peers will help teachers ensure that all children meet their potential.

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Genre Book : Children with disabilities
Author Book : Pamela Brillante
Publisher : Essentials series
Release Book : 2017
Download Book : 160 Pages
ISBN-10 : 1938113292


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Genre Book : Children with disabilities
Author Book : United States
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Release Book : 1994
Download Book : 48 Pages
ISBN-10 : PSU:000022819086


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This textbook provides the reader with an insight into the needs of children with both physical and learning disabilities, particularly within an acute care setting. It considers the principles that underpin the fundamental aspects of care delivery to children with special needs. The key areas of knowledge and practical skills covered include: the social and historical context challenging assumptions best practice for giving news to parents communication methods play and movement nutrition and feeding boundary setting respite care transitions into adult services. This interesting book covers practice areas identified by the English National Board as essential for student nurses. It will also be invaluable for qualified nurses and for other health professionals working with children with disabilities.

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Genre Book : Medical
Author Book : Helen K. Warner
Publisher : Routledge
Release Book : 2007-05-07
Download Book : 164 Pages
ISBN-10 : 9781134464425