Support the academic performance and independence of students with medical and physical disabilities!
If not properly addressed, a medical or physical disability that results in limited strength, mobility, vitality, and/or alertness can have as much of an adverse affect on a student's educational performance as a learning disability.
Including a pretest, posttest, and key vocabulary terms, this highly informative guide discusses the issues educators and school nurses need to be aware of in order to effectively support students with medical, physical, and multiple disabilities in the special or general education classroom. Highlights include:
- Cognitive, academic, physical, behavioral, and communication characteristics of numerous medical and physical conditions
- Helpful ideas for adjusting the classroom and school environments to suit the needs of students with medical and physical disabilities
- Strategies for adapting instructional activities and materials for students with physical disabilities
- Assistive technologies designed to enhance communication or mobility
- Identification issues associated with multiple disabilities
A Practical Approach to Special Education for Every Teacher: The 13-Book Collection
This collection equips educators with practical knowledge and methods that will help them to better engage students in exploring-and meeting-their fullest potential.
- The Fundamentals of Special Education
- The Legal Foundations of Special Education
- Effective Assessment for Students With Special Needs
- Effective Instruction for Students With Special Needs
- Working With Families and Community Agencies to Support Students With Special Needs
- Public Policy, School Reform, and Special Education
- Teaching Students With Sensory Disabilities
- Teaching Students With Learning Disabilities
- Teaching Students With Communication Disorders
- Teaching Students With Emotional Disturbance
- Teaching Students With Mental Retardation
- Teaching Students With Gifts and Talents