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Children with visual impairments: A parents' guide

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Holbrook, M. Cay. (ed). Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House , 2008. 2nd ed. (Book) — 3 copies, 3 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
FH 300 HOL 2008
Written by parents, medical professionals and special educators, this is a guide for families of children with mild to severe visual impairments. Topics covered in this book include: diagnosis, treatment and medical issues; family life and adjustment, including talking to siblings; child developme…
Title
Children with visual impairments: A parents' guide
Author
Holbrook, M. Cay. (ed).
Edition
2nd ed.
Place
Bethesda, MD
Publisher
Woodbine House
Year Published
2008
Physical Description
Paperback, 434 p.
Series
The Special-Needs Collection
Topics
Vision/Vision Disorders. Visual Impairments
Parenting Children with Disabilities
Visual Impairment
Abstract
Written by parents, medical professionals and special educators, this is a guide for families of children with mild to severe visual impairments. Topics covered in this book include: diagnosis, treatment and medical issues; family life and adjustment, including talking to siblings; child development; daily life; nurturing self-esteem; early intervention and special education; literacy; orientation and mobility; multiple and visual disabilities; legal issues; and the adult years. Includes a glossary, reading list and resource information. This 2nd edition includes new information on the Core Curriculum, recommended areas of learning for children and adults who are blind or visually impaired, more information on technology, and updated information on legal rights, federal benefits, and special education rights. New chapter authors provide a fresh perspective on family life, real-life anecdotes, and coping strategies. The resource section, reading list and parents statements (parent insights included at the end of each chapter) are all updated.
ISBN
9781890627409
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
FH 300 HOL 2008
Copy 6 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 7 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Sunny Hill Education Resource Centre Redevelopment Available
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