Auditory Memory Skills

Author: Mark Hill,Katy Hill

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781855034402

Category: Auditory perception in children

Page: 48

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Auditory Memory Skills enables children to improve their auditory recall ability in a focused, innovative and enjoyable way. The book starts by exploring recall of sounds, numbers and objects before moving on to elements of objects such as colour and shape. Next, children focus on memory forletter strings, digits and words, with the final sections designed to practise remembering sentences, instructions and narratives.
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Ready, Set, Remember

Short-Term Auditory Memory Activities

Author: Beatrice Mense,Sue Debney,Tanya Druce

Publisher: Aust Council for Ed Research

ISBN: 086431468X

Category: Education

Page: 152

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Helps teachers identify children with auditory difficulties in the age range 5-8, before referring them to an appropriate health professional.
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Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems

Author: Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9780470630525

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

View: 4947

The essential, up-to-date guide for helping children with language and listening problems Does your child have trouble getting the right words out, following directions, or being understood? In this revised new edition of Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems, speech-language pathologist Patricia Hamaguchi-who has been helping children overcome problems like these for more than thirty years-answers your questions to help you determine what's best for your child. This newest edition: * Expands on speech and articulation issues affecting toddlers * Includes a new chapter on socially "quirky" children Explains how to get the right help for your child, including when to wait before seeking help, how to find the right specialist, and how the problem may affect your child academically, socially, and at home Covers major revisions in educational laws and programs and insurance coverage as well as current information on new interventions and cutting-edge research in the field Updates information on autism spectrum disorders, neurobiological disorders, and auditory processing disorders "Provides valuable information for parents of children with speech, language, and listening problems."-Sandra C. Holley, Ph.D., Former President, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (on the Second Edition) More than 1.1 million children receive special education services each year to address speech and language problems, and many others struggle with language and listening to some degree. If your child is one of them, this book gives you the crucial and up-to-date guidance you need to help him or her both in school and at home.
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“Pay Attention, Please!”, Ages 4 - 11

Author: Sherrill B. Flora

Publisher: Key Education Publishing

ISBN: 1602688869

Category: Education

Page: 64

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Help students in grades PK–5 work out their wiggles using "Pay Attention, Please!" This 64-page book helps students with ADHD and students who are otherwise wiggly and overly busy learn how to pay better attention and focus for longer periods of time. It includes games and activities that strengthen listening, concentration, visual, and auditory memory skills; assist students in learning relaxation techniques; provide students healthy ways to burn excess energy; and help students discover ways to control overstimulation and impulsivity.
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Listen, Look, and Do!, Grades PK - 1

Over 120 Activities to Strengthen Visual and Auditory Discrimination and Memory Skills

Author: Sherrill B. Flora

Publisher: Key Education Publishing

ISBN: 1602688923

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 96

View: 3453

Follow directions with special-education students in grades PK–1 using Listen, Look, and Do! This 96-page book teaches students to listen, follow directions, and remember what they see and hear. The book provides meaningful practice in visual/aural discrimination and memory skills through stories, rhymes, puzzles, coloring pages, cut-and-paste activities, sequencing, and hidden pictures. This book is geared toward young and special learners and supports NCTE and NAEYC standards.
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Manual of School Health - E-Book

A Handbook for School Nurses, Educators, and Health Professionals

Author: Keeta DeStefano Lewis,Bonnie J. Bear

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1455712264

Category: Medical

Page: 672

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Completely updated, the 3rd edition of this practical, highly portable manual offers quick access to the most relevant health and wellness information for children -- from birth through age 21 – in the school setting. You’ll find valuable guidance on developmental stages, learning domains, acute and chronic illnesses, first aid, medical syndromes, special education, and emergency illness. This edition also addresses the growing array of issues affecting today’s children, including mental health disorders, disaster management, substance abuse, and school violence, as well as new threats such as West Nile virus, dermatological conditions, and the reemergence of tuberculosis. Ideal for use in school and community settings, this manual is a must-have resource for anyone who works with children. A best practice approach to health issues and concerns helps you provide the best possible care to students. A clear, consistent outline format and straightforward writing style make it easy to locate and apply essential information. Updated content includes important contemporary issues in schools, such as body piercing, backpack syndrome, and computer ergonomics. Brain Findings section offers relevant information about recent brain and neurology research, with insights on how it relates to childhood development and health. Numerous appendices, including the latest growth charts and immunization schedules, provide essential information for assessing school age children. English-Spanish translation guide for common health terms and phrases helps you communicate more effectively with Hispanic students. Web site resources at the end of each chapter provide reliable sources for further information and research. A convenient Glossary familiarizes you with important terminology and definitions used throughout the book. New, user-friendly design helps you find key information quickly with helpful boxes, tables, and headings. New 8-page color insert serves as an instant visual reference to help you identify rashes, skin lesions, and other dermatological conditions that are common among school-age children. A separate chapter on first aid walks you through the management of common injuries and emergency situations. Revised mental health chapter presents current, detailed information on the major mental disorders that affect school-age children such as depression, autism, and Asperger's, with an extensive psychotropic medication table. A new chapter devoted to disaster management includes the latest information on bioterrorism and homeland security threats to help you create an action plan for disaster situations. A revised chapter on violence addresses sexual assault, self-mutilation, suicide, domestic violence, and violence in the schools, to help you stay informed about current societal trends, issues, and developments. New information on teen pregnancy offers helpful guidelines on communicating with students about this important issue.
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Asperger Syndrome

A Guide for Professionals and Families

Author: Ray DuCharme,Thomas P. Gullotta

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1441988831

Category: Psychology

Page: 234

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-The book integrates the latest evidence-based research from leading scholars with personal practical advice from a mother whose adolescent has Asperger Syndrome and from a young man who has Asperger Syndrome. -Written by professionals, one of whom is also a parent of a child with Asperger's. -Lifespan approach from early childhood to adulthood -Contains both research content as well as practical, first-hand advice with chapters written by parents, as well as a first-hand account of growing up with Aspergers.
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Gross Motor Fun, Grades PK - 2

A Collection of Developmentally-Appropriate Gross Motor Games and Activities Designed to Improve Classroom Performance

Author: Michael C. Abraham, C.A.P.E.

Publisher: Key Education Publishing

ISBN: 1602680035

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 160

View: 4159

Includes : over 200 games and activities, reproducible activity and movement cards, checklist of developmental milestones, ideas to modify and adapt classroom games and activities, successful classroom strategies, glossary of sensory integration terms, excellent resource of education definitions --Cover.
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An Overview of the Development of Infants with Down Syndrome (0-5 Years)

Author: Sue Buckley,Ben Sacks

Publisher: DSE Enterprises

ISBN: 190380602X

Category: Children with disabilities

Page: 38

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Offers an introduction to the development of infants with Down syndrome. Drawing on the research, this book examines many aspects of development during the early years, and is a useful reference for families and professionals caring for young children with Down syndrome.
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Speech and Language Development for Children with Down Syndrome (5-11 Years)

Author: Sue Buckley,Gillian Bird

Publisher: DSE Enterprises

ISBN: 1903806062

Category: Down syndrome

Page: 38

View: 9351

Children with Down syndrome have significant delays in speech and language skills which will affect their progress during their primary school years. This module provides guidelines for the assessment of vocabulary, grammar, speech sound production and interactive communication skills, and activities to progress children's skills across all of these areas. The authors emphasise the importance of improving the quality and quantity of everyday communication experience for children with Down syndrome and the equally essential need to work on targeted activities for both speech and language skills. The majority of speech and language targets can be incorporated into the regular curriculum and daily activities in the classroom. This module follows on from Speech and language development for individuals with Down syndrome - An overview DSii-03-01] which should be read first, to provide the reader with an adequate understanding of speech and language development to be successful in using this programme.
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Neuropsychologist's Journal

Interventions and "Judi-isms"

Author: Judith Bendheim Guedalia

Publisher: Urim Publications

ISBN: 9655241335

Category: Psychology

Page: 459

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Drawing on case studies from the areas of neuropsychology as well as developmental, rehabilitation, and medical psychology, this book distills nearly 40 years of Dr. Judith Guedalia’s interventional styles—christened “Judi-isms” by the author—and highlights the intersection between psychology and Judaism. These interventional styles, as well as the remarkable case studies, are complemented by useful advice that readers at all levels of interest can incorporate into their own lives.
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Diagnosis and Remediation of the Disabled Reader

Author: Eldon E. Ekwall,James L. Shanker

Publisher: Pearson College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 692

View: 1154

Reviews reasons for failure in reading and important operational procedures and surveys in detail diagnostic and remedial techniques and administrative procedures.
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Middle Ear Infection and Associated Hearing Loss

Epidemiology, Functional Impact and Plan for Medical Management

Author: Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Health Services Research Study

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Hearing disorders

Page: 54

View: 6000

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Raising a Sensory Smart Child

The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues, Revised and Updated Edition

Author: Lindsey Biel,Nancy Peske

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101429365

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 512

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BRAND NEW FOR 2018: A fully revised edition of the most comprehensive guide to sensory processing challenges "At least, here are the insights and answers parents have been searching for." -Dr. Temple Grandin For children with sensory difficulties - those who struggle process everyday sensations and exhibit unusual behaviors such as avoiding or seeking out touch, movement, sounds, and sights - this groundbreaking book is an invaluable resource. Sensory processing challenges affect all kinds of kind - from those with developmental delays, learning and attenion issues, or autism spectrum disorder to those without any other issues. Now in its third edition, Raising a Sensory Smart Child is even more comprehensive and helpful than ever. In this book, you'll learn: *How the 8 senses (yes, 8!) are supposed to work together and what happens when they don't *Practical solutions for daily challenges-from brushing teeth to getting dressed to handling holiday gatherings * Strategies for managing sensitivities to noise, smell textures, and more *"Sensory diet" activities" that help meet sensory needs, with new ideas for kids, teens, adults, and families * Parenting tips for handling discpline, transitions, and behavioral issues *How to practically and emotionally support children and teens with autism and sensory issues * Ways to advocate for your child at school and make schools more "sensory smart" *How to help your child with sensory issues use technology effectively and responsibly * Ways to empower your child and teen in the world * Where to get the best professional help and complementary therapies ***WINNER of the NAPPA GOLD AWARD and iPARENTING MEDIA AWARD***
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Canyon Ranch 30 Days to a Better Brain

A Groundbreaking Program for Improving Your Memory, Concentration, Mood, and Overall Well-Being

Author: Richard Carmona

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1451643829

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 320

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“In this user-friendly guide, Dr. Richard Carmona gives specific, practical advice about optimizing brain function based on the best scientific evidence. I recommend it.” (Andrew Weil, author of Healthy Aging and True Food). Synthesizing the cognitive science behind memory, sleep, stress, and addiction, Canyon Ranch’s 30 Days to a Better Brain is the definitive guide to caring for your brain during all stages of your life. Dr. Carmona and the experts at America’s leading wellness center guide you through the anatomy of the aging brain, how stress and toxins affect your mind, and the importance of sleep, laying out a thirty-day nutrition, exercise, and medical plan to help you achieve optimal brain health. You’ll also find answers to all your questions, including how your health is affecting your brain, what foods to eat and what to avoid, whether or not supplements are necessary, what important medical tests to ask your doctor about, and how best to challenge your brain. Also included are techniques for practicing mindfulness, meditation, and spiritual contemplation. The immense benefits of this thirty-day program include better memory, mood, and sleep; faster, sharper thinking; more energy; quicker reflexes; safer driving; improved attention span; and much more. Combining the best of traditional and alternative therapies, behavioral science, and exercise physiology, this indispensable guide from “one of the finest Surgeon Generals in our nation’s history” (New York Times bestselling author Dean Ornish) will help you maintain and enhance a strong, agile mind so that your body does not outlive your brain.
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How to Detect and Manage Dyslexia

A Reference and Resource Manual

Author: Philomena Ott

Publisher: Heinemann

ISBN: 9780435104191

Category: Dyslexia

Page: 408

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A reference book aimed at learning support co-ordinators, specialist and non-specialist teachers, and all others involved in helping students with dyslexia. The book includes: step-by-step explanation of the Special Needs Code of Practice legislation; help with teaching spelling and writing to dyslexic students; advice on study skills and preparation for GCSE examinations; information on the provision made by examination boards for dyslexic students; guidance on how technology can help the dyslexic learner; and help with identifying the early warning signs of dyslexia.
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