Special Education- Class Notes- Visual Impairments
Vision plays an important role in the development of concepts, the understanding of spatial
relationships, and using printed material.
Visual impairment - This term includes both partia
Special Education- Study Guide- Hearing Impairments
Approximately one-half of the students with hearing impairments continue to receive services in
separate classes, separate schools, and residential facilities (USOE 1991).
Special Education- Class Notes- Traumatic Brain Injury and Autism
Traumatic Brain Injury
Nearly one million children sustain head injuries annually, resulting in 100,000
hospitalizations per year in children under the age of 15.
Of these children, approxi
Special Education- Class Notes- Health Impairments
Seizures - There are three classifications of seizure disorders: 1. Generalized
Tonic-Clonic (severe), 2. Absence (less dramatic and lasts for a few seconds, and 3.
Complex Partial Sei
Special Education- Class Notes- ADD
Attention Deficit Disorder Or Attention Deficit-Hyperactivity Disorder
Attention Deficit Disorder Attention deficit (the inability to attend to a task) and
hyperactivity (high rates of purposeless movement) are frequent
Special Education- Class Notes- Physical Disabilities
Persons with physical disabilities make up a very heterogeneous group. Some of the disabilities
included in this broad category are cerebral palsy, limb deficiencies, multiple scl