ERIC Number: ED407797
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Symposium on Literacy and Disabilities (6th, Durham, North Carolina, January 23-24, 1997). Proceedings.
Duke Univ., Durham, NC. Medical Center.
Shortened versions of papers from a symposium on literacy and disabilities are provided. Paper topics include: (1) a literacy bill of rights; (2) balanced instruction for diverse learners; (3) historical trends in vocabulary selection; (4) inclusive/collaborative service delivery for language/learning disabled school-age children; (5) literacy, technology, and the educational team of a student with cerebral palsy; (6) classic poetry activities for young people with emergent literacy and language intervention needs; (7) early literacy and communication in a child with Rett Syndrome; (8) listening comprehension evaluation in reading diagnosis; (9) literacy in adults with intellectual disabilities; (10) emergent literacy in preschoolers with hearing loss; (11) implementing a multilevel, multimethod literacy program for students with mild to moderate mental retardation; (12) using cultural arts and technology in developing strong, lifelong literacy skills; (13) using reading recovery for elementary school-aged children with multiple disabilities and hearing impairments; (14) facilitating poetry writing for students with special needs; (15) making special education regular and regular education special by joining the two philosophies; (16) how the experiences of people with disabilities may lead to an emancipatory literacy; (17) dynamic assessment and instructional modifications for students with seizure disorders; (18) early identification and evaluation of attentional and motor-perceptual deficits as markers of learning disabilities; (19) developing language through social interaction and literacy enjoyment; (20) using poetry to support emergent literacy; (21) a summer institute for augmented speakers; (22) literacy instructional techniques used for a student with multiple disabilities; (23) strategies for addressing difficulties in the physical aspects of written expression; (24) pragmatical approaches to major obstacles in teaching reading; (25) a personal narrative from a student with hearing impairment and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder; (26) validity in facilitated communication; (27) methods for improving the literacy of adolescents with learning, emotional, and behavioral disabilities; (28) designing computer generated/multi-sensory materials for teaching reading and writing through word families; and (29) using augmentative and alternative communication during storybook interactions. Most papers contain references. Includes a publications list for the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies. (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Adults, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Activities, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Early Identification, Early Intervention, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Hearing Impairments, Inclusive Schools, Language Acquisition, Language Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Literacy, Mental Retardation, Poetry, Preschool Education, Reading Instruction, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Vocabulary, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Duke Univ., Durham, NC. Medical Center.