A Parents' Guide to Special Education for Children with Visual Impairments
This handbook for parents, family members and caregivers of children with visual impairments explains special education services that these children are likely to need and to which they are entitled--and how to ensure that they receive them. Edited and written by experienced parents and professionals, this helpful and easy to use resource addresses the effect of visual impairment on a child's ability to learn and the services and educational programming that are essential for them to get the best education possible. Chapters address early intervention, assessment, different types of services, IEPs, accommodations and adaptations, different types of placements, children with other disabilities in addition to visual impairment, and negotiation and advocacy.
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Special Education Services What Parents Need to Know
Start at the Beginning The Importance of Early Intervention
Assessment Identifying Your Childs Needs
The Individualized Education Program Blueprint for Services
Related Services Addressing Additional Needs
Accommodations and Adaptations Gaining Access to the Curriculum
From Regular Classroom to Specialized Program Exploring the Options for Your Child
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