ERIC Number: ED403673
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
A Simple Introduction to Physical Health Impairments: A Series for Caregivers of Infants and Toddlers. Model of Interdisciplinary Training for Children with Handicaps (MITCH).
Monroe County School District, Key West, FL.; Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Intended for use in Florida training programs for caregivers of infants and toddlers with disabilities, this booklet describes some of the more common physical and health impairments that can affect young children. For each disability, the description generally stresses typical characteristics and special requirements. Addresses and telephone numbers of relevant organizations as well as one or more references are also provided for each condition. Conditions described are: cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, Down Syndrome, infantile autism, juvenile diabetes mellitus, muscular dystrophy - Duchenne type, prematurity, scoliosis, seizure disorders, and spina bifida. An additional section defines terms used with children having disabilities. Also included are a list of local Florida diagnostic and learning resource system centers, a glossary, and an index. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Support Staff; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Authoring Institution: Monroe County School District, Key West, FL.; Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida