SmiLE Therapy

Functional Communication and Social Skills for Deaf Students and Students with Special Needs

Author: Karin Schamroth,Emma Lawlor

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1351383728

Category: Education

Page: 189

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Students with communication difficulties need skills to communicate functionally in everyday situations, without the usual support and protection from home and school. These skills need to be explicitly taught, to enable them to become confident young adults. Smile Therapy is an innovative therapy designed to equip students with the skills necessary to become responsible individuals who operate at the highest level of independence that their circumstances and condition allow. Teachers and speech and language therapists have always included functional life skills practice in their work with students. Now, for the first time, they can do so using a therapy with a proven method that has demonstrable outcomes. This book is a practical step-by-step resource, designed to guide teachers and SLTs in the delivery of Smile Therapy with students who have communication difficulties due to deafness, specific language impairment, learning difficulties, autism or physical disability. Features: a clear step-by-step approach to preparing, running and evaluating Smile Therapy, with photocopiable resources. clear outcome measures from each module to share with parents, staff, education and health managers.
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Encyclopedia of Special Education, Volume 3

A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals

Author: Cecil R. Reynolds,Kimberly J. Vannest,Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119520029

Category: Education

Page: 768

View: 9485

The only comprehensive reference devoted to special education The highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Special Education addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field. This completely updated and comprehensive A-Z reference includes about 200 new entries, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition, such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and RTI. The latest editions of assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings are discussed. Only encyclopedia or comprehensive reference devoted to special education Edited and written by leading researchers and scholars in the field New edition includes over 200 more entries than previous edition, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition—such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and Response to Intervention, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis Entries will be updated to cover the latest editions of the assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings Includes an international list of authors and descriptions of special education in 35 countries Includes technology and legal updates to reflect a rapidly changing environment Comprehensive and thoroughly up to date, this is the essential, A-Z compilation of authoritative information on the education of those with special needs.
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Encyclopedia of Special Education, Volume 1

A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals

Author: Cecil R. Reynolds,Kimberly J. Vannest,Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119520010

Category: Education

Page: 800

View: 7208

The only comprehensive reference devoted to special education The highly acclaimed Encyclopedia of Special Education addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field. This completely updated and comprehensive A-Z reference includes about 200 new entries, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition, such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and RTI. The latest editions of assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings are discussed. Only encyclopedia or comprehensive reference devoted to special education Edited and written by leading researchers and scholars in the field New edition includes over 200 more entries than previous edition, with increased attention given to those topics that have grown in importance since the publication of the third edition—such as technology, service delivery policies, international issues, neuropsychology, and Response to Intervention, Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports (PBIS), Autism and Applied Behavior Analysis Entries will be updated to cover the latest editions of the assessment instruments frequently administered in special education settings Includes an international list of authors and descriptions of special education in 35 countries Includes technology and legal updates to reflect a rapidly changing environment Comprehensive and thoroughly up to date, this is the essential, A-Z compilation of authoritative information on the education of those with special needs.
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Mosby's Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants

Author: Clare Kostelnick

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323293530

Category: Medical

Page: 736

View: 8791

Mosby’s Textbook for Long-Term Care Nursing Assistants clearly and comprehensively addresses current responsibilities of the nursing assistant working in a long-term care setting. Written at a 7th grade reading level, in an appealing visual format, this text addresses the needs of learners of all levels. More than 100 procedures provide clear instructions for completing skills in manageable segments for easier learning. The newly updated companion CD contains over 25 animated procedures with exercises and an audio glossary to assist the multi-modal learner. 7th grade reading level promotes comprehension in all levels of learners including ESL students. OBRA and CMS content highlights OBRA and CMS requirements for providing care. Quality-of-Life boxes in each chapter and content throughout reinforce the importance of promoting residents’ rights and enhancing the quality of life while providing care. Over 100 procedures with detailed step-by-step instructions for completing nursing assistant skills in manageable segments for easier learning. NNAAP certification exam icons alert you to skills tested on the National Nurse Aide Assessment Program and state certification exams. Promotion Safety and Comfort boxes offer guidelines for practicing safe and effective care to enhance patient safety and comfort. Residents with Dementia boxes provide specific considerations for safe and effective care of residents with dementia that help you meet the special needs of residents with dementia. Focus on Rehabilitation boxes clarify considerations and insights about rehabilitation and restorative care. Delegation Guidelines boxes highlight nursing assistant responsibilities for delegated tasks to better prepare you to deliver safe and effective care. Caring About Culture boxes illustrate examples of cultural and ethnic beliefs and customs to help you become a more sensitive care provider. Focus on Communication boxes emphasize importance of good communication and provide practical tips to help you communicate more effectively and confidently. Teamwork and Time Management boxes supply specific guidelines to help nursing assistants provide excellent, efficient care and cooperation among members of health care team. NEW! Video clip icons in the procedures alert you to video clips on the accompanying Evolve site to enhance your learning from the brand-new edition of Mosby’s Nursing Assistant Video Skills. Procedure icons next to content headings alert you to related procedures. Review questions at the end of each chapter help you evaluate learning. NEW! Time to Reflect boxes present realistic practice setting situations nursing assistants face that help you build critical thinking skills while applying chapter concepts. NEW! Updated nutrition, emergency and safety content offers new guidelines in diets, choking and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. NEW! Updated Spanish Vocabulary and Phrases audio glossary supplies Spanish pronunciation of common English phrases used in the healthcare setting. NEW! Updated companion CD with over 25 animated procedures demonstrates the most common procedures in animated form with accompanying exercises and complete audio that reinforces learning with multi-modal learners. NEW! Pocket-sized clinical reference card equips you with easy access to common abbreviations, normal values, 24-hour clock, and common positions.
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Clinical Pediatric Physical Therapy

A Guide for the Physical Therapy Team

Author: Katherine T. Ratliffe

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 451

View: 5292

The first book ever published specifically on pediatrics for the physical therapy team takes an integrated approach. It focuses on clinical skills and strategies as well as encompassing educational and family environments where children live, work and play. Special features include key terms, more than 300 illustrations, practice exercises, key terms and questions, a glossary, community resources boxes, case studies and an instructors manual. * The only book available covering pediatrics for the Physical Therapy Team! * Covers such hot topics as importance of play in therapy, handling and positioning, and behavioral supports. * Nearly 400 high-quality photographs and line drawings show techniques, postures, and disorders to illustrate content in the text. * In-depth case studies provide students with hands-on experience in clinical practice. * Special boxes throughout each chapter give the reader tips and suggestions to use in therapy. * "Questions to Ponder" sections at the end of each chapter explore ethical issues, health care reform issues, communication issues, budget issues, and more. * Features practice exercises, annotated bibliographies, and reference lists for every chapter.
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Resources in Education

RIE.. Annual cumulation

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 1073

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Special Education

A Program Evaluation Report

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Special education

Page: 79

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New Jersey Register

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Administrative law

Page: N.A

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