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Foundations of Braille Literacy

by Evelyn J. Rex Alan J. Koenig Diane P. Wormsley Robert L. Baker

Historical perspectives on literacy for blind people; changing views on teaching, reading and writing; approaches and strategies for reading and writing Braille literacy.

Foundations of Education: History and Theory of Teaching Children and Youths with Visual Impairments (Volume 1, 2nd Edition)

by Alan J. Koenig M. Cay Holbrook

A new and complete revision of a landmark text. This comprehensive compilation of state-of-the-art information is the essential resource on educating visually impaired students, the essential theory forming the knowledge base, and methodology of teaching visually impaired students in all areas. This completely revised, updated edition reflects federal guidelines on educational programming, specialized assessment, and critical knowledge on the core curriculum and expanded core curriculum. A must-have for educators, administrators, policy makers, and allied in the visual impairment field!

Foundations of Education, Second Edition (2 Volume Set)

by M. Cay Holbrook Alan J. Koenig

A complete revision of a landmark text. This comprehensive compilation of state-of-the-art information is the essential resource on educating visually impaired students, providing the essential theory forming the knowledge base and methodology of teaching visually impaired students in all areas. This completely revised, updated edition reflects federal guidelines on educational programming, specialized assessments, and critical knowledge on the core curriculum and expanded core curriculum. A must-have for e

Foundations of Education: Volume II

by Alan J. Koenig M. Cay Holbrook

A new and complete revision of a landmark text. This comprehensive compilation of state-of-the-art information is the essential resource on educating visually impaired students, the essential theory forming the knowledge base, and methodology of teaching visually impaired students in all areas. This completely revised, updated edition reflects federal guidelines on educational programming, specialized assessment, and critical knowledge on the core curriculum and expanded core curriculum. A must-have for educators, administrators, policy makers, and allied in the visual impairment field!

Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives

by Anne L. Corn Alan J. Koenig

This innovative textbook considers the functional and the clinical implications of low vision, their impact on the individual, and the ways in which these implications need to be addressed by educators, rehabilitators, and other professionals. Expert authors address a variety of subjects, such as psychosocial aspects of low vision, literacy and employment, and orientation and mobility considerations with specific age groups, and provide information on the best practices in service delivery.

Foundations of Low Vision: Clinical and Functional Perspectives

by Alan J. Koenig Anne L. Corn

This text explains in great detail how to do low vision exams, the principles behind magnifiers and other forms of magnification, and much more.

Learning Media Assessment of Students With Visual Impairments : A Resource Guide for Teachers (Second Edition)

by Alan J. Koenig M. Cay Holbrook

The book guides the educators to identify the best possible reading format for a student - either through braille, objects, audio or combinations of these. This is an essential early step before undertaking the actual literacy education.

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