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Teaching Children Who are Deafblind: Contact Communication and Learning

Stuart Aitken Marianna Buultjens Catherine Clark Jane T. Eyre



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David Fulton Publishers Ltd
20 June 2000
Teaching of hearing-impaired students; Teaching of visually impaired students
Written for practitioners from a variety of backgrounds, this text is intended for teachers, residential staff and students who wish to understand more about the education of children and young people who are deafblind. Illustrated with case studies of children and young people, the book deals with key issues of communication, curriculum, teaching and learning and personal and social development. Educational and legal frameworks are explained in practical and accessible terms, and teaching staff are encouraged to use their creative skills in the classroom while remaining within existing national curricular frameworks. The book updates and replaces CONTACT: A Resource for Staff Working With Children Who Are Deafblind publshed by Moray House Publications in 1993.
Edited by:   Stuart Aitken, Marianna Buultjens, Catherine Clark, Jane T. Eyre, Laura Pease
Imprint:   David Fulton Publishers Ltd
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 246mm,  Width: 174mm,  Spine: 13mm
Weight:   499g
ISBN:   9781853466748
ISBN 10:   1853466743
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   20 June 2000
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational ,  Primary ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Understanding Deafblindness; Creating a communicating environment; Personal and social development; Holistic assessment; Curricular frameworks; Effective teaching and learning; Deafblindness and society

Stuart Aitken is Principal Officer of Sense Scotland. Marianna Buultjens is Coordinator of the Scottish Sensory Centre and Senior Lecturer at the Moray House Institute of Education, University of Edinburgh. Catherine Clark is Head Teacher of Carnbooth School for Deafblind Children, Glasgow. Jane T. Eyre is Assistant Head Teacher also at Cambooth School for Deafblind Children, Glasgow. Laura Pease is Head of SILD Centre, Whitefield Schools, Walthamstow, London.

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