ERIC Number: ED388008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Individuals with Profound Disabilities: Instructional and Assistive Strategies. Third Edition.
Sternberg, Les, Ed.
This collection of 14 essays focuses on the education of individuals with profound disabilities. The essays include: (1) "Individuals with Profound Disabilities: Definitions, Characteristics, and Conceptual Framework" (Les Sternberg); (2) "Creating Environments That Support and Enhance the Lives of All Individuals" (Lucille Zeph); (3) "Biomedical Conditions: Types, Causes, and Results" (David L. Coulter); (4) "Assessing Levels of State and Arousal" (Stephen Richards and Les Sternberg); (5) "Behavioral Interventions: Issues and Practices" (Les Sternberg and Ronald L. Taylor); (6) "Providing Support for Sensory, Postural, and Movement Needs" (Bonnie L. Utley); (7) "Communication and Language Development" (Robin Alvares and Les Sternberg); (8) "Special Health Care Needs" (Marilyn Mulligan Ault and others); (9) "Components of an Instructional Technology" (Paul A. Alberto and others); (10) "Curriculum Development and Instructional Design for Students with Profound Disabilities" (Kent R. Logan and others); (11) "Early Intervention with Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers with Profound Disabilities" (Kathryn A. Haring and David L. Lovett); (12) "Curriculum and Instruction for Elementary-Aged Students with Profound Disabilities" (Paul A. Alberto and others); (13) "Instructional and Curricular Approaches for Adolescents with Profound Disabilities" (David L. Lovett and others); and (14) "Support Needs and Strategies for Adults with Profound Disabilities" (Nancy Brawner-Jones). Each essay contains a reference list. (MDM)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Behavior Modification, Children, Communication Skills, Curriculum Development, Definitions, Early Childhood Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Health Needs, Infants, Instructional Design, Intervention, Language Acquisition, Severe Disabilities, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Training Methods
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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