A Simple Introduction to Physical Health Impairments. A Series for Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers. Model of Interdisciplinary Training for Children with Handicaps [+ Spanish Translations of Handouts/Overheads]

Avis Young Bembry, Steven E. Daley

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Intended for use in Florida training programs for caregivers of infants and toddlers with disabilities, this booklet describes some of the more common physical and health impairments that can affect young children. For each disability, the description generally stresses typical characteristics and special requirements. Addresses and telephone numbers of relevant organizations as well as one or more references are also provided for each condition. Conditions described are: cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, Down Syndrome, infantile autism, juvenile diabetes mellitus, muscular dystrophy - Duchenne type, prematurity, scoliosis, seizure disorders, and spina bifida. An additional section defines terms used with children having disabilities. Also included are a list of local Florida diagnostic and learning resource system centers, a glossary, and an index. 

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Avis Young Bembry, Steven E. Daley. A Simple Introduction to Physical Health Impairments. A Series for Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers. Model of Interdisciplinary Training for Children with Handicaps [+ Spanish Translations of Handouts/Overheads] (1990). Florida Department of Education: Tallahassee, FL. (47 pages).

Sponsoring Agency: Florida Dept. of Education

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Formats Available: Printed Material

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(For trainers who reside in Florida, the materials are free, and for trainers outside Florida, this manual can be ordered for prices ranging from $3.60 to 7.40 per copy; Spanish translations of handouts/overheads are also available for this material )

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URL: http://www.fldoe.org/academics/exceptional-student-edu/index.stml

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