Whole Child Reading: A Quick-Start Guide to Teaching Students with Down Syndrome and Other Developmental Delays

Whole Child Reading: A Quick-Start Guide to Teaching Students with Down Syndrome and Other Developmental Delays

by Natalie Hale

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606132838
Publisher: Woodbine House
Publication date: 11/17/2016
Sales rank: 412,808
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Natalie Hale is the mother of an adult son with Down syndrome. A national speaker on the topic of teaching reading to learners with Down syndrome for the last 24 years, she founded Special Reads for Special Needs in 2000. She lives in Los Angeles and continues to travel, speak, and teach across the United States and across borders.

Table of Contents

Foreword iv

Chapter 1 Start Here 1

Chapter 2 You Have Only Two Options 9

Chapter 3 A Few Short Truths 13

Chapter 4 Personal Books: The Magic Door 17

Chapter 5 Designing for the Brain 37

Chapter 6 Teaching to the Brain 43

Chapter 7 Modifying Trade Books 65

Chapter 8 Fast Flash Technique 79

Chapter 9 Sandwich Style Teaching 89

Chapter 10 Phonics 95

Chapter 11 Comprehension and Fluency 111

Chapter 12 Errorless Testing and Fear of Failure 125

Chapter 13 Teaching Learners with Autism or Apraxia of Speech 131

Chapter 14 Materials for Teaching Reading 145

Chapter 15 Scaffold for Teaching, Step by Step 161

Chapter 16 The Backstory 173

References and Resources 177

Index 181

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