Educating Children with Multiple Disabilities: A Transdisciplinary Approach (3rd ed.)
Fred P. Orelove, Dick Sobsey
This text discusses how educators and service providers can integrate their specialized skills to improve education for learners with severe cognitive and physical disabilities. It offers information on meeting the health care needs of learners who have sensorimotor difficulties, vision and/or hearing impairments, mental retardation, and other disabilities. Numerous curricular and instructional adaptations are provided that transform intervention challenges into opportunities for learning. The book stresses that by integrating health care and education, members of an education team can help learners improve their motor, communication, mealtime, and self-care skills and meet other individualized education objectives. The text offers case examples, describes advances in research, discusses specific health care needs, and provides strategies for working with families. (Chapters include references.)
Fred P. Orelove, Dick Sobsey. Educating Children with Multiple Disabilities: A Transdisciplinary Approach (3rd ed.) (1996). Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co.: Baltimore, MD.
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