multiple disabilities

multiple disabilities

A term of art referring to a combination of impairments in a child, for example mental retardation plus blindness, or mental retardation plus physical disabilities, which creates severe logistical problems that make it difficult to accommodate the child in a special education program.
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He said: "One problem is how the consortium of local authorities work together to ensure there is adequate provision for children with multiple disabilities.
For instance, people with multiple disabilities who may not be able to work or care for themselves after graduation will need adult day care or residential placement.
Asian Women Welfare Association - to provide 18 special chairs for children with multiple disabilities who attend the AWWA Special School
Project Description : Implementation of the project aims in South Bohemia reduce the degree of the threat of exclusion from the labor market for the target group consisting of job seekers and other persons with disabilities who are interested in working and find a job, but it is not a job seeker in terms of Employment Act, from among persons with intellectual and multiple disabilities.
These videos would represent elementary to high school settings in the areas of literacy, braille reading and writing, mathematics, the Nemeth Code and abacus, technology, science, and social studies, as well as for working with students with severe and multiple disabilities.
org)--The Information Resources for Special Children (IRSC) Web site was created by a parent of a child with multiple disabilities, born in 1983, who felt the need to share all the valuable information he has so far gathered.
We've been blessed with so many wonderful donations from the Goebel Senior Center, and Ella does all the legwork,'' said Rosi Kuehn, a teacher at Garden Grove Elementary School in Simi Valley who teaches students with multiple disabilities.
is one of Massachusetts' oldest and most successful non-profit providers, serving over 1,000 people with disabilities, including individuals with mental retardation, chronic mental illness, and those with multiple disabilities.
Design-build contract for the construction of a Medical-Pedagogical Institute (Imp) 90 internship beds and 30 places externship welcoming children with multiple disabilities or autism heavy and PDD (Pervasive Developmental Disorders ) in a 10-acre site owned by the association Villepinte.
This month's Practice Perspectives article, "Using Auditory Stimulation with Students at Lavelle School for the Blind," by Romana Villasenor and Kareen Vargas-Colon, provides a thought-provoking discussion of use of The Listening Program (Advanced Brain Technologies, 2009) with students who have visual impairments, many of whom have multiple disabilities.
David Beukelman, 8 out of every 1,000 Americans, or 2 million individuals, are severely communicatively disordered by developmental disability, physical disability, mental retardation, severe behavioral impairment or multiple disabilities.

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