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When You Have a Visually Impaired Student in Your Classroom: A Guide for Paraeducators

This guide explains the role of paraeducators (sometimes called classroom aides, teaching assistants, or paraprofessionals) in working with students who are visually impaired and assisting other members of the educational team.

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Publishers: APH Press

Authors: Joanne Russotti

ISBN: 978-0-89128-894-7

Product Description

When You Have a Visually Impaired Student in Your Classroom: A Guide for Paraeducators provides basic information about visual impairment, the learning needs of visually impaired students, and the special devices and materials they use. Includes easy-to-use forms to help organize information and tasks.

 

  • When You Have a Visually Impaired Student in Your Classroom: A Guide for Paraeducators

    Introduction
    1 Your Job as a Paraeducator
    2 Getting to Know Your Students
    3 Getting Started: Basic Tips
    4 You’re Not Alone: The Educational Team
    5 How You Can Help Students Who Are Visually Impaired Work in the Classroom
    6 How You Can Encourage Social Skills
    7 How You Can Help Students Who Are Visually Impaired Travel in and out of School
    8 How You Can Help Students Who Are Visually Impaired Achieve Independent Living Skills
    9 Special Devices and Equipment Students Who Are Visually Impaired May Use

    Appendixes
    A Signs of Possible Eye Problems in Children
    B Some Common Misconceptions About Vision
    C Common Terms Used by Members of the Educational Team
    D Organizations of Interest
    E Useful Forms
    F Suggestions for Further Reading

    About the Authors
    Narrative Descriptions

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    Publishers: APH Press

    Authors/Editors: Joanne Russotti

    Publication Date: 2004

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