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Skills for Success: A Career Education Handbook for Children and Adolescents with Visual Impairments


Explains what theory can tell us about how children who are visually impaired becomesocially skilled individuals.


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Catalog Number: F-B0047-EPUB

Publishers: APH Press

Authors: Karen E. Wolffe

ISBN: 978-0-89128-612-7

Product Description

Skills for Success details specific activities for preparing children with visual impairments for independence in daily life and success on the job. Stressing the integration of work skills and behaviors into everyday activities at home, at school, and in the community, this comprehensive manual outlines how important capabilities can be developed through meaningful learning experiences at different ages. Experts in their subject areas focus on suggestions for developing abilities leading to career and life satisfaction for preschoolers, elementary school students, and middle school students. In addition, contributors offer insights on the needs of children from a family, rural, urban, or multicultural perspective, as well as on other needs of youngsters with multiple disabilities. A career exploration program for visually impaired students in the middle school and beyond is included to encourage students to go into their communities to learn about the many career options available to them.

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  • Foreword


    About the Contributors


    Part One: Career Education for Youngsters with Visual Impairments: Paths to Successful Employment

    CHAPTER 1 The Importance of Career Education

    CHAPTER 2 Employers: What Do They Want?

    Part Two: The Preschool Years

    CHAPTER 3 Conveying High Expectations

    CHAPTER 4 Encouraging Socialization

    CHAPTER 5 Developing Compensatory Skills

    CHAPTER 6 Promoting Opportunities to Work

    CHAPTER 7 Providing Realistic Feedback

    Part Three: The Elementary School Years

    CHAPTER 8 Conveying High Expectations

    CHAPTER 9 Encouraging Socialization

    CHAPTER 10 Developing Compensatory Skills

    CHAPTER 11 Promoting Opportunities to Work

    CHAPTER 12 Providing Realistic Feedback

    Part Four: The Middle School Years

    CHAPTER 13 Conveying High Expectations

    CHAPTER 14 Encouraging Socialization

    CHAPTER 15 Developing Compensatory Skills

    CHAPTER 16 Promoting Opportunities to Work

    CHAPTER 17 Providing Realistic Feedback

    Part Five: The Career Caravan



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    Publishers: APH Press

    Authors/Editors: Karen E. Wolffe

    Publication Date: 1999

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