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What teachers need to know about students with disabilities [electronic resource] / Peter Westwood.

By: Westwood, Peter S.
Contributor(s): Australian Council for Educational Research.
Material type: TextTextSeries: What teachers need to know about (Series): Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. : ACER Press, 2009Description: 1 online resource (x, 146 p.).ISBN: 9781441629883 (electronic bk.); 1441629882 (electronic bk.).Other title: Students with disabilities [Spine title].Subject(s): Students with disabilities -- Education | Teachers of children with disabilities -- Training of | Learning disabilities | Reading disability | Education | Students with disabilities | Teachers of children with disabilities | Training of | EDUCATION -- Special Education -- Physical DisabilitiesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: What teachers need to know about students with disabilities.DDC classification: 371.91 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; 1 Intellectual disability; 2 Specific syndromes; 3 Pervasive developmental disorders; 4 Physical disabilities and associated impairments; 5 Sensory impairment: Hearing and vision; 6 Language and learning disorders; 7 Emotional and behavioural difficulties; References; Index.
Summary: Students with Disabilities provides a concise overview of the disabilities that teachers may encounter in their classrooms, and how these disabilities impact on students' learning and development. Main topics include: intellectual disability, autism, Asperger syndrome, other pervasive developmental disorders, physical and health impairments, vision and hearing impairments, language and learning disorders, and emotional and behavioural disorders. The book is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all disorders and conditions. Instead, the author describes the main features of a wide ra.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-139) and index.

Preface; 1 Intellectual disability; 2 Specific syndromes; 3 Pervasive developmental disorders; 4 Physical disabilities and associated impairments; 5 Sensory impairment: Hearing and vision; 6 Language and learning disorders; 7 Emotional and behavioural difficulties; References; Index.

Students with Disabilities provides a concise overview of the disabilities that teachers may encounter in their classrooms, and how these disabilities impact on students' learning and development. Main topics include: intellectual disability, autism, Asperger syndrome, other pervasive developmental disorders, physical and health impairments, vision and hearing impairments, language and learning disorders, and emotional and behavioural disorders. The book is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all disorders and conditions. Instead, the author describes the main features of a wide ra.

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