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Understanding Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilities, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Kathryn W. Heller, Paula E. Forney, Paul A. Alberto, Sherwood J. Best, Morton N. Schwartzman

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Apr 3, 2008

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Featuring the most current information on the physical, health, and multiple disabilities that are most commonly encountered in the school setting, Understanding Physical, Health, and Multiple Disabilites, second edition, provides students a thorough understanding of a wide range of disabilities and their educational implications.  Unlike any other characteristic book, this book has "knowledge to practice" chapters that provide practical information related to the various sections of the book (e.g., section on neuromotor impairments has a "knowledge to practice" chapter on assistive technology considerations, section on terminal illnesses has a "knowledge to practice" chapter on coping with degenerative and terminal illness).

Table of Contents

PART 1    IMPLICATIONS OF PHYSICAL, HEALTH, AND MULTIPLE DISABILITIES

Chapter 1    Understanding Disabilities and Effective Teaming (Kathryn Wolff Heller & Paula Forney)

                    Characteristics and Types of Disabilities

                    Educational Team Members

                    Team Models

                    Strategies to Facilitate Effective Collaborative Teamwork

Chapter 2    Learning and Behavioral Characteristics of Students with Physical, Health, or Multiple Disabilities (Kathryn Wolff Heller)

                    Physical and Health Disabilities Performance Model

                    Types of Disability and Student Performance

                    Functional Effects of the Disability Affecting Learning and Performance

                    Psychosocial and Environmental Factors Affecting Behavior and Performance

Chapter 3    Learning and Behavioral Characteristics of Students with Significant Intellectual Disabilities (Paul Alberto & Rebecca Waugh)

                    Characteristics that Affect Learning and Instruction

                    Characteristics that Affect Behavior

                    Academic Performance

Chapter 4    Motor Development:  Characteristics and Interventions (Paula Forney)

                    Theories of Motor Development

                    Joint, Structure, Muscle Tone, Reflexes and Reactions

                    Early Motor Milestones

                    Atypical Motor Development

                    Impact of Atypical Tone and Reflexes on Functioning

                    Impact of Sensory Loss on Motor Ability

                    Approaches to Intervention

                    Lifting and Positioning Considerations

                    Educational Implications

 

PART II    NEUROMOTOR IMPAIRMENTS

Chapter 5    Cerebral Palsy (Kathryn Wolff Heller & Jennifer Tumlin Garrett)

                    Description of Cerebral Palsy

                    Etiology of Cerebral Palsy

                    Dynamics of Cerebral Palsy

                    Characteristics of Cerebral Palsy

                    Detection of Cerebral Palsy

                    Treatment of Cerebral Palsy

                    Course of Cerebral Palsy

                    Educational Implications of Cerebral Palsy

Chapter 6    Spinal Cord Disorders:  Spinal Cord Injury and Spina Bifida (Kathryn Wolff Heller)

                    Description of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

                    Etiology of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

                    Dynamics of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

                    Characteristics of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

                    Detection of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

                    Treatment of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

                    Course of Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury

                    Description of Spina Bifida

                    Etiology of Spina Bifida - Myelomeningocele

                    Dynamics of Spina Bifida - Myelomeningocele

                    Characteristics of Spina Bifida - Myelomeningocele

                    Detection of Spina Bifida - Myelomeningocele

                    Treatment of Spina Bifida - Myelomeningocele

                    Course of Spina Bifida - Myelomeningocele

                    Educational Considerations for Spinal Cord Injury and Spina Bifida

Chapter 7    Traumatic Brain Injury (Sharon Grandinette and Sherwood Best)

                    Description of Traumatic Brain Injury

                    Etiology of Traumatic Brain Injury

                    Dynamics of Traumatic Brain Injury

                    Characteristics of Traumatic Brain Injury

                    Detection of Traumatic Brain Injury

                    Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury

                    Course of Traumatic Brain Injury

                    Educational Implications of Traumatic Brain Injury

Chapter 8    Assistive Technology Considerations (Mari Beth Coleman & Kathryn Wolff Heller)

                    Assessment and Training Considerations

                    Types of Assistive Technology

 

PART III    ORTHOPEDIC, MUSCULOSKELETAL, AND SENSORY DISORDERS

Chapter 9    Neuromuscular Scoliosis and Hip Dislocation (Kathryn Wolff Heller & Paula Forney)

                    Description of Scoliosis

                    Etiology of Scoliosis

                    Dynamics of Scoliosis

                    Characteristics of Scoliosis

                    Detection of Scoliosis

                    Treatment of Scoliosis

                    Course of Scoliosis

                    Description of Hip Displacement

                    Etiology of Hip Displacement

                    Dynamics of Hip Displacement

                    Characteristics of Hip Displacement

                    Detection of Hip Displacement

                    Treatment of Hip Displacement

                    Course of Hip Displacement

                    Educational Implications of Scoliosis and Hip Displacement

Chapter 10    Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthrogryposis, and Osteogenesis Imperfecta (Kathryn Wolff Heller & Mary Jane Thompson Avant)

                    Description of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

                    Etiology of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

                    Dynamics of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

                    Characteristics of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

                    Detection of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

                    Treatment of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

                    Course of Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

                    Description of Arthrogryposis

                    Etiology of Arthrogryposis

                    Dynamics of Arthrogryposis

                    Characteristics of Arthrogryposis

                    Detection of Arthrogryposis

                    Treatment of Arthrogryposis

                    Course of Arthrogryposis

                    Description of Osteogenesis Imperfecta

                    Etiology of Osteogenesis Imperfecta

                    Dynamics of Osteogenesis Imperfecta

                    Characteristics of Osteogenesis Imperfecta

                    Detection of Osteogenesis Imperfecta

                    Treatment of Osteogenesis Imperfecta

                    Course of Osteogenesis Imperfecta

                    Educational Implications of  JRA, Arthrogryposis, and OI

Chapter 11    Vision Loss, Hearing Loss, and Deaf-Blindness (Susan Easterbrooks, Kathryn Wolff Heller, Doug McJannet, and Dawn Swinehart-Jones)

                    Description of Visual Impairments

                    Dynamics of Visual Impairments

                    Detection of Visual Impairments

                    Etiology, Characteristics, Course, and Treatment of Common Visual Disorders

                    Description of Hearning Loss

                    Dynamics of Hearing Loss

                    Characteristics of Students with Hearing Loss

                    Etiology, Characteristics, and Treatment of Common Disorders of Hearing

                    Detection of Hearing Loss

                    Description of Deaf-Blindness

                    Etiologies of Deaf-Blindness

                    Characteristics of Children with Deaf-Blindness

                    Educational Implications

Chapter 12    Classroom Adaptations for Students with Physical, Health, & Multiple Disabilities (Kathryn Wolff Heller & Mari Beth Coleman)

                    Identifying the Need for Adaptations

                    Classroom Adaptations Checklist

                    Evaluation of Adaptations

 

PART IV    DEGENERATIVE AND TERMINAL ILLNESSES

Chapter 13    Muscular Dystrophies (Kathryn Wolff Heller, Morton Schwartzmann, & Peter Mezei)

                    Description of Muscular Dystrophy

                    Etiology of Muscular Dystrophy

                    Dynamics of Muscular Dystrophy

                    Characteristics and Course of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

                    Detection of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

                    Treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

                    Description of Other Forms of Muscular Dystrophy

                    Educational Implications of Muscular Dystrophy

Chapter 14    Spinal Muscular Atrophies (Alison Stafford, Kathryn Wolff Heller, Morton Schwartzmann)

                    Description of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

                    Etiology of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

                    Dynamics of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

                    Characteristics/Course of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

                    Detecttion of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

                    Treatment of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

                    Educational Implications of Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Chapter 15    Cystic Fibrosis (Kathryn Wolff Heller & Morton Schwartzmann)

                    Description of Cystic Fibrosis

                    Etiology of Cystic Fibrosis

                    Dynamics of Cystic Fibrosis

                    Characteristics of Cystic Fibrosis

                    Detection of Cystic Fibrosis

                    Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis

                    Course of Cystic Fibrosis

                    Educational Implications of Cystic Fibrosis

Chapter 16    Coping with Degenerative and Terminal Illnesses (Sherwood Best)

                    Stress and Coping with Degenerative and Terminal Illness

                    Supporting Students with Degenerative and Terminal Illness in Educational Settings

                    Providing Emotional Support to Students with Degenerative and Terminal Illness

                    Palliative and End-of-Life Care

 

PART V    MAJOR HEALTH IMPAIRMENTS

Chapter 17    Seizures and Epilepsy (Kathryn Wolff Heller & Elizabeth Tucker Cohen)

                    Description of Seizures and Epilepsy

                    Etiology of Seizures and Epilepsy

                    Dynamics of Seizures and Epilepsy

                    Characteristics of Seizures and Epilepsy

                    Detection of Seizures and Epilepsy

                    Treatment of Epilepsy

                    Course of Epilepsy

                    Educational Implications of Seizures and Epilepsy

Chapter 18    Asthma (Kathryn Wolff Heller, Morton Schwartzmann, and Linda Fowler)

                    Description of Asthma

                    Etiology of Asthma

                    Dynamics of Asthma

                    Characteristics of Asthma

                    Detection of Asthma

                    Treatment of Asthma

                    Course of Asthma

                    Educational Implications of Asthma

Chapter 19    Diabetes (Kathryn Wolff Heller)

                    Description of Diabetes

                    Etiology of Diabetes Type I

                    Dynamics of Diabetes Type I

                    Characteristics of Diabetes Type 1

                    Detection of Diabetes Type 1

                    Treatment of Diabetes Type 1

                    Course of Diabetes Type 1

                    Type 2 Diabetes

                    Educational Implications

Chapter 20    Monitoring Students' Disabilities and Individualized Healthcare Plans (Kathryn Wolff Heller)

                    Monitor for Acute Episodes and Complications

                    Monitor for Medication Effects or Equipment Malfuncitons

                    Monitor for Degenerative Changes

                    Monitor for Fatigue or Excercise Intolerance

                    Monitor for Complications of Healthcare Procedures

                    Individualized Healthcare Plans and Action Plans

 

PART VI    INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Chapter 21    Acquired Infections and AIDS (Sherwood Best & Kathryn Wolff Heller)

                    Description of Acquired Infections

                    Dynamics of Acquired Infections

                    Bacterial Meningitis

                    Encephalitis

                    Hepatitis B

                    HIV and AIDS

                    Educational Implications

Chapter 22    Congenital Infections (Sherwood Best & Kathryn Wolff Heller)

                    Description of Congenital Infections

                    Etiology of Congenital Infections

                    Dynamics of Congenital Infections

                    Detection of Congenital Infections

                    Congenital Syphillis

                    Congenital Toxoplasmosis

                    Congenital Cytomegalovirus

                    Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus

                    Educational Implications of Congenital Infections

Chapter 23    Universal Precautions (Sherwood Best)

                    Universal Precautions

                    Hand Washing

                    Diapering

                    Handling Blood or Other Fluid Spills

                    Waste Disposal

                    Keeping Classrooms Clean and Healthy

 

                                        

 

    

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