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Keyboarding Skills for Children with Disabilities

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Keyboarding Skills for Children with Disabilities by Dorothy E. Penso
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The recording of information and ideas and the demonstration of knowledge in writing or print continue to be vital skills in educational situations. Children who have difficulty with handling a pen or pencil, or who have problems with organizing movements at a cerebral level are at a great disadvantage in school no matter what their intellectual and academic levels may be. Personal computers and electronic keyboards can revolutionize the lives of children with these types of difficulties, enabling them to perform in the classroom at a level commensurate with their peers. However, since such equipment is costly, it is important that an accurate assessment is made of the child's needs and abilities to ensure that appropriate equipment is chosen. It is equally important when teaching keyboarding skills to select methods and techniques which are appropriate to each child's strengths and weaknesses. This book aims to meet the needs for accessible information about the children who are likely to benefit from using personal computers and electronic keyboards and how to teach keyboarding skills to such children.

Author Biography

Edited by Jacqueline Stokes, Early Language Adviser in Audiology, at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, the other contributors are: Jo Edwards, Manchester Paediatric Cochlear Implant Programme, University of Manchester, Roger Green, Clinical Director of Audiology, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, Sue Lewis, Educational Consultant for the Ewing Foundation, The University of Manchester, Wendy Lynas, Senior Lecturer, Education of the Deaf, University of Manchester, Valerie Newton, Professor of Audiological Medicine, University of Manchester, Elizabeth Tyszkiewicz, Manchester Paediatric Cochlear Implant Programme, University of Manchester, and Roger Wills, Principle Audiological Scientist, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading.
Release date NZ
September 1st, 1999
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
references, further reading lists, glossary, index
Imprint
Whurr Publishers Ltd
Pages
226
Dimensions
172x245x18
ISBN-13
9781861561015
Product ID
3087582

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