Deaf-Blind Infants and Children: A Developmental Guide / Edition 1

Deaf-Blind Infants and Children: A Developmental Guide / Edition 1

by John McInnes, J.A. Treffry
     
 

ISBN-10: 0802077870

ISBN-13: 9780802077875

Pub. Date: 05/28/1993

Publisher: University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802077875
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Publication date:
05/28/1993
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
284
Product dimensions:
6.02(w) x 8.94(h) x 0.68(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

  1. 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
  2. Social and Emotional Development
    • The Need for a Reactive Environment
    • Stages of Interaction
    • General Development
    • General Suggestions
    • Specific Suggestions
  3. Communication
    • Types of Communication
    • Mechanical Aids
    • General Suggestions
    • Motor Development
    • Gross Motor Development
    • Fine Motor Development
  4. Perceptual Developmen
    • Tactile Development
    • Visual Perception
    • Auditory Perception
  5. Cognitive-Conceptual Development
    • Cognitive Functioning
    • Assessment of Intelligence
    • Suggested Aproach to Assessment
    • Concept Formation
    • General Suggestions
  6. Orientation and Mobility
    • Development of Individual Approaches
    • General Suggestions
    • Specific Suggestions
    • Formal Orientation and Mobility Training
  7. Life Skills
    • Awareness
    • Learning
    • Application
    • Maintenance and Modification
    • General Suggestions
    • Conclusion
  8. 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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