ERIC Number: ED331219
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Children with Severe Cerebral Palsy: An Educational Guide. Guides for Special Education No. 7.
Rye, Henning, Ed.; Skjorten, Miriam Donath, Ed.
The guide, intended to help teachers, parents, and community workers throughout the world develop educational services for children with severe cerebral palsy, is published in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Chinese. The 11 practitioner-contributed chapters stress specific intervention techniques based on the practitioners' own experiences in the fields of speech therapy, special education, occupational therapy, and psychology. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Cerebral Palsy--a Multifaceted Condition" (Henning Rye); "Communication and Structured Total Communication" (Miriam Donath Skjorten); "Coping with Common Learning Disabilities in Children with Cerebral Palsy" (Gerd Gylder Corneliussen, Marit Lund, and Elsbet Nilsen); "Language and Speech as a Tool for Communication" (Turid Blix); "Readiness for Reading" (Jorunn Fiveland); "Eating and Feeding" (Miriam Donath Skjorten); "Teaching Mathematics" (Gerd Gylder Corneliussen); "Coping with Writing Problems" (Gerd Gylder Corneliussen); "Preparing for Adult Life" (Gerd Gylder Corneliussen, Marit Lund, and Elsbet Nilsen); "Educational Aids" (Corneliussen, Lund, and Nilsen); and "Quality of Life" (Miriam Donath Skjorten). Also provided are a brief glossary, 25 references, and 11 addresses of relevant organizations and programs. (DB)
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Quality of Life, Reading Readiness, Remedial Instruction, Self Care Skills, Speech Improvement, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, 7 Place Fontenoy, Paris 75700, France (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents; Community
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).