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ERIC Number: ED346691
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 99
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Traumatic Brain Injury: An Educator's Manual. [Revised Edition.]
Fiegenbaum, Ed, Ed.; And Others
This manual for the Portland (Oregon) Public Schools presents basic information on providing educational services to children with traumatic brain injury (TBI). Individual sections cover the following topics: the brain, central nervous system and behavior; physical, psychological and emotional implication; traumatic brain injury in children versus adults; a proposed federal definition of TBI; incidence of traumatic brain injury; rehabilitation; typical recovery sequence following TBI; school reentry; serving the student with TBI; teaching strategies summary; school psychologists and the assessment of TBI (including a table of measures sensitive to neuropsychological domains); educational needs of the student with TBI; designing the individualized educational program; modifying the education environment; modifying the elementary classroom; and modifying the secondary classroom. A glossary defines 20 terms and a resource list identifies eight national, state, or local organizational resources. Appendices include a proposed bill of rights for the brain injured, 3 different coma assessment scales, 16 references, and neurological diagrams. (DB)
Oregon Department of Education, Publications Sales Clerk, 700 Pringle Parkway, S.E., Salem, OR 97310-0290 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Portland School District, OR. Special Education Dept.; Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Special Education Section.