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Rapport, Mary Jane K.; Lasseter, David J. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1998
Discusses the provision of services to students who are ventilator-dependent. It provides an overview of legislation governing the education of students with disabilities, the health-care needs of students who are ventilator-dependent, position statements of nursing boards, rulings in recent cases, and suggestions for cost containment. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Costs, Court Litigation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wong, Marika A. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1997
Discusses the use of the Internet for increased self-advocacy by persons with physical impairments. Current legislation relating to access and technology and technology's role in increasing independence are also addressed. Profiles are provided of people using the Internet for advocacy and projects encouraging adaptive technology and…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Advocacy, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Federal Legislation
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Knight, Diane; Wadsworth, Donna E. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1994
This article provides school personnel with considerations for facilitating the successful management of students who are technology-dependent in the classroom and school environment. Guidelines based on student needs, instructional strategies, staff training, and organization of the physical environment are provided. (Author/PB)
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Classroom Techniques, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education
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Tanaka, Nannette K.; Lian, Ming-Gon John – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1995
This study tested the efficiency of two different body sites (the head and the left hand) for operation of a computer adaptive switch by an adolescent with spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. Data were collected during an assessment phase and a motor training phase. Results after analysis of the collected data were contradictory and inconclusive.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Cerebral Palsy, Communication Aids (for Disabled)
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Best, Sherwood J.; Best, Gary A. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1995
Recommendations are provided for the reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) as it pertains to individuals with physical disabilities. Recommendations address the following areas: professional development of teachers, physical disabilities as a focus category in the support programs, and incentives for model…
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Laws
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Yousef, Jamal M. S. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1995
The impact that counseling can have on a family with a child with diabetes mellitus is discussed. The benefits for the child's psychosocial adjustment and development are highlighted. An overview of the challenges a family with a diabetic child faces is provided and the counselor's role in assisting such families is emphasized. (CR)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Child Rearing, Children, Coping
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Giangreco, Michael F. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1996
Norman Kunc, consultant on educational and disability issues, discusses his early segregated education and perceived devaluation due to his cerebral palsy; the intrusion of therapies into his daily schedule; and the sometimes assaultive nature of physical therapy. Kunc views his disability as a characteristic of his personal diversity and…
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Individual Development
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Cross, Donald P.; And Others – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1996
The need for more interdisciplinary training for professionals who deliver services to students with multiple disabilities was examined in a survey of 50 occupational therapists, 50 physical therapists, 50 speech-language pathologists and 50 teachers in clinical or educational settings in Kentucky. The survey found a need for interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Higher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Multiple Disabilities
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Schnieders, Christine A.; Ludy, Robbie J. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1996
As more medically fragile and health-impaired students are included in the educational system, teachers are increasingly likely to confront the death of a student. This article identifies developmental levels of understanding death, factors which affect grieving, and symptoms of grief demonstrated by children and adults. Recommendations for…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Counseling Techniques, Death, Developmental Stages
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Best, Gary A.; And Others – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1996
This article outlines the development of a new California teacher credential in the area of physical and health impairments. The credential development process, identification of adopted standards, and the guiding principles used by the authors, who served as consultants to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing, are described.…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Credentials, Elementary Secondary Education, Physical Disabilities
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Jordan, Al; Weinroth, Michael D. – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1996
Procedures developed by Gwinnett County (Georgia) Public Schools to evaluate and serve the increasing number of students with medically complex needs are outlined. A medical review panel convened to address health and safety issues and requests that the school provide unique or specialized health care procedures is described, as is the development…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Chronic Illness, Decision Making, Elementary Secondary Education
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Funk, Patricia; And Others – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1996
A survey of 523 special educators in Missouri examined their knowledge level concerning traumatic brain injury (TBI). Results indicated a low level of knowledge pertaining to the definition and criteria for TBI and high interest in learning more about characteristics and instructional practices. Workshops and guest speakers were the vehicles which…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Head Injuries, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Knowledge Level
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Lowman, Dianne Koontz – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1997
This article discusses the efforts of Virginia school divisions as they prepared for and received students with complex health care needs. Findings from four studies that interviewed early childhood special education teachers and occupational therapies are described. The need for team planning and the development of a Health Services Plan is…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Health Needs, Health Services, Inclusive Schools
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Knight, Diane – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1999
This guide to Tourette Syndrome addresses prevalence and etiology, associated behaviors (such as obsessive-compulsive disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), treatment approaches and medication, and classroom management techniques (such as handling tic release/stress and managing hyperactivity/controlling attentional impulses). (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology
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Ammer, Jerome J.; And Others – Physical Disabilities: Education and Related Services, 1994
Five universities offering credential programs for teachers of individuals with physical disabilities jointly investigated demographics, and teacher competency and training options. Surveys completed by 220 administrators and 143 teachers indicated a body of expertise exists available to special education teachers, and special and general…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Knowledge Level
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