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
     
 

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

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Overview

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

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)

Meet the Author

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

  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?

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References

Index

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