A Parents’ Guide to Special Education for Children with Visual Impairments
This handbook for parents, family members and caregivers of children with visual impairments explains special education services that these children are likely to need and to which they are entitled — and how to ensure that they receive them.
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Catalog Number: F-B0021-00
Authors: Susan Laventure
Edited and written by experienced parents and professionals, this helpful and easy to use resource addresses the effect of visual impairment on a child’s ability to learn and the services and educational programming that are essential for them to get the best education possible. Chapters address early intervention, assessment, different types of services, IEPs, accommodations and adaptations, different types of placements, children with other disabilities in addition to visual impairment, and negotiation and advocacy.
Beginning the Adventure: An Introduction
About the Contributors
Chapter 1: Special Education Services: What Parents Need to Know
Chapter 2: Start at the Beginning: The Importance of Early Intervention
Chapter 3: Assessment: Identifying Your Child’s Needs
Chapter 4: The Individualized Education Program: Blueprint for Services
Chapter 5: Related Services: Addressing Additional Needs
Chapter 6: Accommodations and Adaptations: Gaining Access to the Curriculum
Chapter 7: From Regular Classroom to Specialized Program: Exploring the Options for Your Child
Chapter 8: Additional Disabilities: Special Considerations for Classroom and Community
Chapter 9: Transition: Planning for the World Beyond School
Chapter 10: Negotiation and Advocacy: Parents as Key Players
Federal Quota Funds: Not Available
Authors/Editors: Susan Laventure
Publication Date: 2007
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