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Clancy, Maureen – 1999
As growing numbers of children use computers at home and at school, they are at increased risk of developing a repetitive strain injury (RSI). This booklet, designed for parents, explains the primary causes of RSI and gives suggestions for helping children avoid such injury. The booklet is divided into three parts. Part 1 describes various types…
Descriptors: Child Health, Children, Computers, Parent Materials
Southeast Missouri State Univ., Cape Girardeau. – 1986
Recommendations of a Southeast Missouri task force concerning high school preparation for Southeast Missouri State University are offered. Attention is directed to: requirements for admission to the university, academic competencies that are necessary for success at the university, qualities and competencies that contribute to college success, and…
Descriptors: Academic Ability, Admission Criteria, Articulation (Education), Basic Skills
Jay, Hilda L.; Jay, M. Ellen – 1998
Designed for use at school or at home, this book focuses on the development of seven types of literacy: linguistic, visual, mathematical, scientific, geographic, economic, and computer. The book's suggested activities are each introduced with a detailed discussion of the necessary prerequisite skills, the concepts to be mastered, the materials…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Class Activities, Computer Literacy, Early Childhood Education
Caton, Hilda, Ed. – 1991
These guidelines address the need for valid and reliable measures to aid in making decisions on teaching of braille and/or print to students with moderate to severe vision losses. After an introductory section, section 1 presents basic principles organized into the following categories: (1) learning media, (2) students who use the learning media,…
Descriptors: Blindness, Braille, Decision Making, Educational Environment
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PTA Today, 1992
Presents a series of exercises to help prevent carpal tunnel syndrome, a painful hand disorder caused by stressful and repetitive motions. (SM)
Descriptors: Adults, Exercise, Health Promotion, Human Posture
Heiner, Donna – 1991
This booklet provides information about access to computers through alternate keyboards used by students who have physical impairments. Part 1 describes a typical technology team and the alternate keyboard selection process. Part 2 discusses the practical aspects of everyday teaching and living with an alternate keyboard user and includes…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Elementary Secondary Education, Equipment Evaluation, Input Output Devices
Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Trace Center. – 1987
Severely physically disabled children may need special communication techniques or aids to help them in conversation/interaction and writing. An individual with speech problems may need an augmentative communication system, and selection of the right system, whether non-electronic or electronic, can be a complex process. To assist in the task of…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Disorders, Communication (Thought Transfer)