As the title states, occupational and physical therapists will welcome this informative booklet when working with children who are visually impaired. Ms.Strickling offers insightful information on * Vision and early development, and how incidental learning needs to be compensated * Movement and how it influences primitive reflexes and postural tone * Sensation and how it impacts proprioceptive and vestibular input.* Common postural characteristics of children with visual impairments and intervention techniques * Whole body stimulation and awareness * Visual diagnoses * The importance of teaming orientation and mobility instructors, adaptive physical education teachers, teachers of the visually impaired, physical and occupational therapists, and parents * Educational impacts of low vision in regards to tactual and incidental learning, special positioning needs, environmental considerations, and social relationships.
Impact of Vision Loss on Motor Development
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Guidance for Planning Behavior Intervention for Children and Young Adults who are Deafblind or have Visual and Multiple Impairments supports educators and other service providers in developing proactive strategies in programming to reduce student stress.