ERIC Number: ED384155
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Delivering Effective Instruction to Students with Deaf-Blindness and/or Other Severe Disabilities.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
A guide to identifying, placing, and instructing children with severe disabilities, including deaf-blindness, is presented. Identification and placement information focuses on locating and referring children in need of special education services, the role of committees and staff members, the individualized education program, entrance and placement criteria, inclusive education, curriculum content, additional services available to the child, building standards, and instructional materials. Instructional suggestions focus on: positions for children with poor physical/muscle control, communication with students with multisensory disabilities, visual and auditory perception training, tactile perception training, motor training, cognitive and conceptual skills training, behavior management, recreational activities, and orientation and mobility training. Appendices include: a chart detailing 20 classroom assessment instruments, a list of 105 exemplary curricula for severely/profoundly mentally handicapped and multiply handicapped persons, a list of 27 publishers of curricular and learning materials, a list of 7 journals and 28 books on curricula, a list of 41 toys/activities and 16 toy companies, descriptions of 130 U.S. resource organizations and selected publications, a list of 129 North Carolina organizations, and a 29-item bibliography. (SW)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Classroom Techniques, Communication Skills, Deaf Blind, Disability Identification, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Perceptual Motor Learning, Severe Disabilities, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Tactual Perception, Teaching Methods, Visual Perception
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina