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Title Angelman syndrome : communication, educational and related considerations / edited by Stephen N. Calculator.
Imprint Sharjah, U.A.E. : Bentham Science Publishers Ltd., [2015]

Subject Angelman syndrome.
Developmentally disabled -- Means of communication.
Developmentally disabled -- Education.
Alt Name Calculator, Stephen N., 1952-
Description 1 online resource (xxx, 328 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Note Online resource; title from e-book title screen (EbscoHost platform, viewed February 12, 2016).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Individuals with Angelman Syndrome (AS) present many unique challenges to professionals, parents and others who are committed to maximizing individuals' competence while ensuring them the best possible quality of life. Angelman Syndrome: Communication, Educational, and Related Considerations is a unique, exhaustive compilation of existing material related to understanding the nature of AS and how individuals' communication and related skills can be fostered most effectively. It provides readers with a comprehensive understanding of the background of Angelman Syndrome along with an in-depth exploration of communication (with a focus on augmentative and alternative communication), educational, and related issues that should be addressed when attempting to meet the needs of individuals with AS at home, school, work, and elsewhere in the community."--Provided by publisher.
Contents Clinical Features, Medical Issues, and Diagnostic Testing in Angelman Syndrome / Jennifer M. Mueller, Charles A. Williams -- Learning Characteristics of Students with Angelman Syndrome and Related Instructional Strategies / Erin S. Sheldon -- Broad Considerations Driving AAC and Related Instruction for Individuals With Angelman Syndrome / Stephen N. Calculator -- Overview of Augmentative and Alternative Communication and Special Considerations for Individuals with Angelman Syndrome / Stephen N. Calculator -- Fostering Communication Skills in Beginning Communicators / Jeff Sigafoos [and 5 others] -- Fostering Effective Communication in Individuals with Angelman Syndrome Who Rely on Symbolic Methods of Communication / Stephen N. Calculator -- Enhanced Natural Gestures: A Self-Administered Program for Teaching Communicative Behaviors to Individuals with Angelman Syndrome / Stephen N. Calculator -- Application of Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis in Addressing Challenging Behaviors of Individuals with Angelman Syndrome / Jane Summers -- Comprehensive Literacy Instruction for Students with Angelman Syndrome / Erin S. Sheldon, Caroline Ramsey Musselwhite -- The Role of AAC In Fostering Inclusion of Adults with Angelman Syndrome in Post-School, Home and Community Settings / Teresa Iacono, Hilary Johnson -- Epilogue / Stephen N. Calculator.
ISBN 9781681081168 electronic bk.
1681081164 electronic bk.
9781681081175 print
1681081172 print
OCLC # 932263763



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