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Hand in Hand: Essentials of Communication and Orientation and Mobility for Your Students Who Are Deaf-Blind: A Trainer's Manual

by Elga Joffee Jeanne Glidden Prickett Therese Rafalowski Welch Kathleen Mary Huebner

An in-service training guide that presents structured information and guidelines for using the Hand In Hand materials with various audiences. Focusing on the needs of the trainer, this manual provides sample blueprints for individual workshops, as well as an overview of training, assessment, and evaluation. Also includes sample forms for conducting a pre-training needs assessment and post training evaluation.

Hand in Hand: Essentials of Communication and Orientation and Mobility for Your Students Who Are Deaf-Blind: Volume I, Units 1, 2, and 3

by Elga Joffee Jeanne Glidden Prickett Kathleen Mary Huebner Therese Rafalowski Welch

This series was designed to develop resources for educators of children who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, and severely disabled. The Hand In Hand materials emphasize the communication and mobility skills crucial to independence, and provide important information to help service providers do their jobs effectively. Containing contributions from more than 30 nationally recognized experts in the field of deaf-blindness, this groundbreaking information consists of four components that can be used separately or together. A two-volume, self-study text that explains how deaf-blind students learn, focusing on essential communication and mobility skills. Designed to provide comprehensive information in an easy-to-read way, this invaluable resource includes identified key concepts, self-study questions and answers, and references. The user-friendly format includes concise "Help at a Glance" and "From Theory to Practice" sections throughout. Sidebars, figures, tables, graphs, and photos offer additional perspectives and information.

Hand in Hand: Essentials of Communication and Orientation and Mobility for Your Students Who Are Deaf-Blind: Volume II Appendixes, Glossary, Resources, Index

by Elga Joffee Jeanne Glidden Prickett Kathleen Mary Huebner Therese Rafalowski Welch

This series was designed to develop resources for educators of children who are visually impaired, hearing impaired, and severely disabled. The Hand In Hand materials emphasize the communication and mobility skills crucial to independence, and provide important information to help service providers do their jobs effectively. Containing contributions from more than 30 nationally recognized experts in the field of deaf-blindness, this groundbreaking information consists of four components that can be used separately or together. A two-volume, self-study text that explains how deaf-blind students learn, focusing on essential communication and mobility skills. Designed to provide comprehensive information in an easy-to-read way, this invaluable resource includes identified key concepts, self-study questions and answers, and references. The user-friendly format includes concise "Help at a Glance" and "From Theory to Practice" sections throughout. Sidebars, figures, tables, graphs, and photos offer additional perspectives and information.

A Practical Guide to ADA and Visual Impairment

by Elga Joffee

An essential resource that offers an in-depth treatment of the access issues under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) for people who are blind or visually impaired. This resource is ideal for businesses, architectural planners, facility planners and technical resource centers. Special sections offer tips on the meaning of the ADA and what it means for your business, the accommodations necessary when employing a blind or visually impaired person, accessibility in public areas for blind and visually impaired people, staff training, and auxiliary aids and services. Also addressed in this comprehensive tool is the ADA Accessibility Guide (ADAAG), which includes facility and signage requirements, the "Quick Guide to Getting Help on the ADA, " which provides easy reference to the appropriate government agency to contact for each aspect of the ADA, a Resource section on products, services and organizations.

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