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-B0047-00
Publishers: APH Press
Authors: Karen E. Wolffe
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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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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