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Chaturvedi, Amrita; Gartin, Barbara C.; Murdick, Nikki L. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2011
Tourette Syndrome (TS) is a neurobiological disorder characterized by various involuntary motor movements and vocal tics. Symptoms of TS emerge between the ages of 3 to 8 years old, are most severe when an individual reaches puberty, and decrease by the time a person is 20 years old. Additionally, persons with TS may have secondary disabilities of…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Neurological Impairments, Special Needs Students
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Coleman, Mari Beth – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2011
Students with physical disabilities often require assistive technology to access curriculum and instruction. This paper discusses some of the issues that impede successful implementation of assistive technology for students with physical disabilities and provides a checklist that teachers and related services personnel may use when considering…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Physical Disabilities, Educational Technology, Assistive Technology
Obringer, S. John; Coffey, Kenneth – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 2007
The FDA committees and the manufacturers of the most common ADHD drugs have recently modified the prescription information to include warnings on sudden death, serious cardiovascular events, and suicidal ideation. The purpose of this article was to document the association between traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and ADHD and to clarify the…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Cerebral Palsy, Suicide, Neurological Impairments
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Giangreco, Michael F. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1994
The Vermont Independent Services Team Approach (VISTA), is a cross-disciplinary method for planning consensus decisions about type, mode, and frequency of related services required to support a student's educational program. After six student planning teams used the VISTA model, team members reported higher levels of confidence in team practices…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Delivery Systems, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education