AED 222 Supports for TBI, Physical Disabilities and Health Impairments

AED 222 Supports for TBI, Physical Disabilities and Health Impairments

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 1/31/11 AED 222 University of Phoenix Online Nnenia Hill September 19, 2010 Supports for TBI, Physical Disabilities, and Health Impairments
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1/31/11 There are many students in today’s classrooms that have traumatic brain injuries, physical disabilities or other health impairments that receive special support tools that aide them in the class. Many of these tools help students learn many things inside and outside the classroom.
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1/31/11 Traumatic Brain Injury Impaired behavior or learning ability due to a serious head injury. With the brain injury teachers are the main support. o consistent routines o give directions one step at a time o more time to finish schoolwork and tests o reduce distractions o flexible about expectations
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1/31/11 Physical Disabilities Conditions that affect ones ability to walk such as spinal bifida or cerebral palsy. Expanded Keyboards for computer use is a main support aid in our school for kids with
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Unformatted text preview: a physical disability o This allows the student to have a larger area to target. o Allows for keys to be in alphabetical order or to only use numbers. 1/31/11 Other Health Impairments Health issues that can or cannot not be terminal such as HIV/AIDS, asthma or epilepsy and can have a negative affect on their performance in school and life. Like traumatic brain injury, the teacher can be the main support aid. o Allowing the student extra time for finishing work o Teaching students how to organize materials and work 1/31/11 Reference Von Duncan. Personal Interview. Retrieved September 18, 2010. Special Education Teacher Michelle Crane. Personal Interview. Retrieved September 20, 2010. Special Education Teacher Jill Avery. Personal Interview. Retrieved September 20, 2010. Special Education Department Head and Assistant Principal....
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AED 222 Supports for TBI, Physical Disabilities and Health Impairments

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