Early Focus: Working with Young Blind and Visually Impaired Children and Their Families
Rona L. Pogrund, Diane L. Fazzi, Jessica S. Lampert
American Foundation for the Blind, 1992 - Family & Relationships - 147 pages
Early Focus provides clear descriptions of early intervention techniques with blind and visually impaired children and stresses the benefits of family involvement and transdisciplinary teamwork. Practical applications and strategies relating to cognitive and language development, orientation and mobility, social skills, early intervention, and program development are presented to integrate current practices in one convenient source. Valuable information on working with families of various ethnic/minority groups is detailed, as are useful descriptions of how teams can work most effectively. Includes extensive resource and readings sections.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
Other editions - View all
ability advocacy Amblyopia American Foundation Aniridia appropriate areas assistance auditory awareness blind and visually blind child blind children body braille center-based chil cognitive communication concepts coordination cues deaf-blind developmental disabilities dren early childhood encourage environment environmental example experiences exploration feelings focus glaucoma goal Hispanic important increased individual input interactions involved long cane low vision ment months motivation motor development move movement needs nystagmus O&M specialist object permanence objects optometrist orientation and mobility parents pediatric ophthalmologist peers physical play position preschool professionals promote protective techniques reinforcement response retina retinitis pigmentosa role sensory sequence sighted children sighted guide social special education stimulation strategies tactile tantrum teacher of visually teaching team members tion toddlers toys transdisciplinary understanding vision loss vision specialist visual-efficiency training visually impaired child visually impaired children visually impaired infants visually impaired students young blind young child young children young visually impaired