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ERIC Number: ED547788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Dec-13
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 16
Body Awareness and Movement for Students with Multiple Disabilities Including Visual Impairments
DePountis, Vicki; Cady, Deborah; Hallak, Tracy
Online Submission, Paper presented at the AER International Orientation & Mobility Conference (New Orleans, LA, Dec 11-14, 2013)
This conference presentation examines concept development for congenitally blind students. It presents current research on best-practice for teaching this population. Examples of strategies to reinforce understanding of body concepts, spatial awareness, and positional language, while promoting mirroring, self regulation, and purposeful movement to students with multiple disabilities. Strategies include the use of music, movement, routines, and object symbols, with physical guidance by instructor.
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A