This indispensable reference can be used quickly and easily by teachers who need to understand and cater to the needs of children with a wide range of needs.
Each of 50 disabilities is covered in a double page spread featuring:
* key features and general description
* related terms
* incidence of the condition/ disability * implications for the classroom
* implication for other environments (excursions, outdoor settings etc) * adaptations or strategies.
Conditions covered include autism, asthma, ADHD, cerebral palsy, coeliac disease, developmental delay, dyslexia, epilepsy, obesity, muscular dystrophy, visual processing disorders, and many more.
The book is extensive and thorough, is highly relevant to the school environment and allows teachers to find key information quickly.