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
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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