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Understanding Physical, Health, and Mulitiple Disabilities

Understanding Physical, Health, and Mulitiple Disabilities - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0132402736

Cover of Understanding Physical, Health, and Mulitiple Disabilities 2ND 09 (ISBN 978-0132402736)
ISBN13: 978-0132402736
ISBN10: 0132402734

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
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Understanding Physical, Health, and Mulitiple Disabilities - 2ND 09 edition

ISBN13: 978-0132402736

Heller, Forney, Alberto, Best and Schwartzman

ISBN13: 978-0132402736
ISBN10: 0132402734

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 2ND 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2009
International: No
Summary

Featuring the most current information on the physical, health, and multiple disabilities that are most commonly encountered in the school setting,Understanding Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilites, second edition, provides students a thorough understanding of a wide range of disabilities and their educational implications. Unlike any other characteristic book, this book has ''knowledge to practice'' chapters that provide practical information related to the various sections of the book (e.g., section on neuromotor impairments has a ''knowledge to practice'' chapter on assistive technology considerations, section on terminal illnesses has a ''knowledge to practice'' chapter on coping with degenerative and terminal illness).

Author Bio

Sherwood J. Best taught at CSULA in the Division of Special Education and Counseling while she continued to teach in the public school classroom. She then became a permanent member of the CSULA faculty, which has been her professional home ever since.

Table of Contents

PART 1 IMPLICATIONS OF PHYSICAL, HEALTH, AND MULTIPLE DISABILITIES Chapter 1 Understanding Disabilities and Effective Teaming (Kathryn Wolff Heller & Paula Forney) Characteristics and Types of Disabilities Educational Team Members Team Models Strategies to Facilitate Effective Collaborative Teamwork Chapter 2 Learning and Behavioral Characteristics of Students with Physical, Health, or Multiple Disabilities (Kathryn Wolff Heller) Physical and Health Disabilities Performance Model Types of Disability and Student Performance Functional Effects of the Disability Affecting Learning and Performance Psychosocial and Environmental Factors Affecting Behavior and Performance Chapter 3 Learning and Behavioral Characteristics of Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities (Paul Alberto & Rebecca Waugh) Characteristics that Affect Learning and Instruction Characteristics that Affect Behavior Academic Performance Chapter 4 Motor Development: Characteristics and Interventions (Paula Forney) Theories of Motor Development Joint, Structure, Muscle Tone, Reflexes and Reactions Early Motor Milestones Atypical Motor Development Impact of Atypical Tone and Reflexes on Functioning Impact of Sensory Lo
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