ERIC Number: ED346691
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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)
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Classroom Techniques, Definitions, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Head Injuries, Incidence, Individualized Education Programs, Mainstreaming, Neurological Impairments, Neurology, Neuropsychology, Rehabilitation, Student Evaluation
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
Authoring Institution: Portland School District, OR. Special Education Dept.; Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Special Education Section.