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Teaching Social Skills Chapter 11 - Teaching Social Skills to Elementary and Middle School Students with Visual Impairments (Online)

An Online Chapter from Teaching Social Skills to Students with Visual Impairments

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Description of Teaching Social Skills Chapter 11 - Teaching Social Skills to Elementary and Middle School Students with Visual Impairments

This chapter provides an overview of the general social characteristics of children from about ages 6 through 13 and the areas in which visually impaired students are at risk for incomplete development of social skills. Strategies for helping visually impaired students to develop appropriate social skills are described, along with suggestions for motivating activities for elementary and middle school students. They include methods for helping youngsters with communication skills, such as assertiveness, and how to talk about their vision loss; participating actively in rituals and routines; establishing and maintaining friendships; and a host of other age-appropriate behaviors.

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ISBN: ssch11
Year of publication: 2006
Availability: Immediately

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