ERIC Number: ED355726
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Student with Albinism in the Regular Classroom.
Ashley, Julia Robertson
This booklet, intended for regular education teachers who have children with albinism in their classes, begins with an explanation of albinism, then discusses the special needs of the student with albinism in the classroom, and presents information about adaptations and other methods for responding to these needs. Special social and emotional problems of these children are also considered. Specific topics covered include the following: the meaning of "legally blind," discipline/classroom behavior and the child with albinism, the very young child with albinism, school-aged children with albinism, specialized instruction by a teacher of students with visual disabilities, optical and nonoptical assistive devices, materials for reading and handwriting, testing, photophobia and glare, and nonclassroom activities. Eleven national and international organizational resources are listed. (Contains nine references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Association for Parents of the Visually Impaired.; National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation.