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Whole child reading : a quick-start guide to teaching students with down syndrome and other developmental delays / Natalie Hale ; foreword by Dr. Jennifer Mitchell

By: Hale, Natalie.
Contributor(s): Mitchell, Jennifer [writer of foreword.].
Publisher: Bethesda, MD : Woodbine House, 2016Copyright date: 2016Description: vi, 185 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781606132838 (pbk.).Subject(s): DOWN SYNDROME | INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES | CHILDREN | READING | TEACHING METHODS | PARENT GUIDES | TEACHERS GUIDES
Contents:
Start here -- You have only two options -- A few short truths -- Personal books: the magic door -- Designing for the brain -- Teaching to the brain -- Modifying trade books -- Fast flash technique -- Sandwich style teaching -- Phonics -- Comprehension and fluency -- Errorless testing and fear of failure -- Teaching learners with autism or apraxia of speech -- Materials for teaching reading -- Scaffold for teaching, step by step -- The backstory.
Summary: "Discover the keys to teaching children and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities how to read for meaning. Written for today's busy parents and teachers, this easy-to-use guide explains how to "go in through the heart" to hook beginning and struggling readers with high-interest, individualized materials—flashcards, personal books, and modified trade books. The simple strategies described are designed to "teach to the brain" and are based on research about how we learn most easily and naturally." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Helping children to learn at school and home. Jan 2017 CM | Down Syndrome Books CM Mar17 | Autism at school March 2017 CM | Down syndrome 6-12 Free book. May 2017 | Reading comprehension June 2017 | Top Rated in 2018 | Primary Teaching special needs (Cat) February 17 | Secondary Teaching special needs (Cat) April 17 | Down syndrome- general. March 2019 CM
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-180) and index.

Start here -- You have only two options -- A few short truths -- Personal books: the magic door -- Designing for the brain -- Teaching to the brain -- Modifying trade books -- Fast flash technique -- Sandwich style teaching -- Phonics -- Comprehension and fluency -- Errorless testing and fear of failure -- Teaching learners with autism or apraxia of speech -- Materials for teaching reading -- Scaffold for teaching, step by step -- The backstory.

"Discover the keys to teaching children and adults with Down syndrome and other developmental disabilities how to read for meaning. Written for today's busy parents and teachers, this easy-to-use guide explains how to "go in through the heart" to hook beginning and struggling readers with high-interest, individualized materials—flashcards, personal books, and modified trade books. The simple strategies described are designed to "teach to the brain" and are based on research about how we learn most easily and naturally." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

Patron comment on 22/03/2017

Easy to read and easy to follow instructions. Excellent useful book.

Patron comment on

As a beginning teacher aide and as a parent of an ASD child this is a very handy tool for a way to start their journey of reading.

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