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Tactile Strategies for Children Who Have Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities: Promoting Communication and Learning Skills

Provides essential information about alternative communication strategies for young children who are visually impaired and have multiple disabilities.

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$39.95

Catalog Number: F-B0048-00

Publishers: APH Press

Authors: Deborah Chen, June E. Downing

ISBN: 978-0-89128-610-3

Product Description

Highlighting critical information for families as well as for communication experts, this user-friendly new manual provides you with both essential information about alternative communication and countless practical strategies and insights to create effective solutions for working with children. Teachers, early interventionists, and parents looking for valuable techniques will find them here, on topics ranging from how to assess a child’s tactile skills to how to interact effectively with children and plan interventions. The suggestions and insights in Tactile Strategies will be welcome additions to your teaching plans.

To view the Table of Contents, please see the “Includes” section.

This item is made to order, therefore all sales are final. 

  • Acknowledgments

    Introduction: Lessons Learned from Project SALUTE

    Chapter 1: The Sense of Touch

    Chapter 2: Supporting Interactions through Touch

    Chapter 3: Assessing Tactile Skills and Planning Interventions

    Chapter 4: Focusing on Tactile Strategies

    Chapter 5: Considering Multiple Communication Options

    Chapter 6: Adapting Manual Signs to Meet a Child’s Needs

    Chapter 7: Selecting Appropriate Tactile Strategies

    Chapter 8: Encouraging Emergent Literacy

    References

    Resources

    Glossary

    Index

    About the Authors

    Narrative Descriptions

     

  • Product Type: Communication, Multiple Disabilities

    Authors/Editors: Deborah Chen, June E. Downing

    Publishers: APH Press

    Publication Date: 2006

    • Table of Contents:
    • The Sense of Touch
    • Supporting Interactions Through Touch
    • Assessing Tactile Skills and Planning Interventions
    • Focusing on Tactile Strategies
    • Considering Multiple Communication Options
    • Adapting Manual Signs to Meet a Child's Needs
    • Selecting Appropriate Tactile Strategies
    • Encouraging Emergent Lit
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