First Published in 1998. Parents and teachers of girls with Rett Syndrome will welcome this book which offers accessible advice on the special educational needs of these girls. It will assist teachers in developing a working knowledge of the syndrome and suggests particular strategies in planning a curriculum which may overcome the specific difficulties within the diagnosis.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction: The girl with Rett Syndrome; Part 1 Factors Affecting Learning; Chapter 2 Physical Factors; Chapter 3 Social Factors; Chapter 4 Emotional Factors; Chapter 5 Intellectual Factors; Part 2 The Specific Barriers to Learning in Rett Syndrome; Chapter 6 Hand Dysfunction; Chapter 7 Delayed Response; Chapter 8 Apraxia; Part 3 Implications for Teachers; Chapter 9 Attitudes and Values; Chapter 10 The curriculum; Chapter 11 Specific Teaching Strategies;
Jackie Lewis, Debbie Wilson