Prader-Willi Syndrome: A practical guide

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An examination of the cognitive, medical and psychological aspects of educating a child with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Practical advice is given for every part of the schooling process, from classroom management to helping the child with difficult lessons such as maths. The section on further education discusses the ethical issues concerned with learning skills for independent living and the potential for future employment.

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Overview

An examination of the cognitive, medical and psychological aspects of educating a child with Prader-Willi Syndrome. Practical advice is given for every part of the schooling process, from classroom management to helping the child with difficult lessons such as maths. The section on further education discusses the ethical issues concerned with learning skills for independent living and the potential for future employment.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781853466144
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/1/1999
  • Series: Resource Materials for Teachers Series
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 965,113
  • Product dimensions: 8.27 (w) x 11.69 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
1 An Introduction to Prader-Willi Syndrome 1
2 Cognition 13
3 Preschool and Primary Age Children: Classroom and Behaviour Management 21
4 Preschool and Primary Age Children: Educational Techniques 33
5 Secondary Age Children: Classroom and Behaviour Management 43
6 Secondary Age Children: Educational Techniques 53
7 Further Education: Classroom and Behaviour Management 61
8 Further Education: Educational Techniques, Independent Living Skills and Work Placements 67
9 The Future for Youngsters with Prader-Willi Syndrome 75
Useful Addresses 77
References 79
Index 83
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