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Deaf-Blind Infants and Children By John McInnes

Deaf-Blind Infants and Children by John McInnes

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Summary

This is a comprehensive reference guide for teachers, parents, and paraprofessionals working or living with children who are both deaf and blind.

Deaf-Blind Infants and Children Summary

Deaf-Blind Infants and Children: A Developmental Guide by John McInnes

This is a comprehensive reference guide for teachers, parents, and paraprofessionals working or living with children who are both deaf and blind. It provides day-to-day guidance and suggestions about techniques and methods for assessing children with multi-sensory deprivation, and for devising programs to help them cope.

About John McInnes

John M. McInnes is the co-author of Deafblind Infants and Children, past chairman of the International Association for the Education of Deafblind Persons, and director of Resource Services for the Blind and Deafblind, Ontario Ministry of Education. J.A. Treffry is program director of the Deaf-Blind Division at W. Ross Macdonald School, Brantford.

Table of Contents

Preface * The Multi-Sensory Deprived Child* Multi-sensory deprivation* Rubella* Some Basic Assumptions* Organizing a Program* Where Do I Start?* Activity-Based Programming in a Reactive Environment* Creating a Reactive Environment* General Suggestions* Social and Emotional Development* The Need for a Reactive Environment* Stages of Interaction* General Development* General Suggestions* Specific Suggestions* Communication* Types of Communication* Mechanical Aids* General Suggestions* Motor Development* Gross Motor Development* Fine Motor Development* Perceptual Developmen* Tactile Development* Visual Perception* Auditory Perception* Cognitive-Conceptual Development* Cognitive Functioning* Assessment of Intelligence* Suggested Aproach to Assessment* Concept Formation* General Suggestions* Orientation and Mobility* Development of Individual Approaches* General Suggestions* Specific Suggestions* Formal Orientation and Mobility Training* Life Skills* Awareness* Learning* Application* Maintenance and Modification* General Suggestions* Conclusion* Some Frequently Asked Questions* How Should I Discipline My Child?* Is My Child Deaf-Blind?* Integration, Segregation, or Institutionalization? Glossary References Index

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GOR002113734
9780802077875
0802077870
Deaf-Blind Infants and Children: A Developmental Guide by John McInnes
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of Toronto Press
1993-05-26
284
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