Keyboarding Skills for Children with Disabilities

Keyboarding Skills for Children with Disabilities

By: Dorothy E. Penso (author)Paperback

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Children who have difficulty with handling a pen or pencil or who have problems with organising movements at a cerebral level are at a great disadvantage in school no matter what their intellectual and academic levels may be. Personal computers and electronic keyboards can revolutionise the lives of children with these types of difficulties enabling them to perform in the classroom with their peers. However, since such equipment is costly, it is essential that an accurate assessment is made of the childa s needs and abilities to ensure that appropriate equipment is chosen. It is equally important when teaching keyboarding skills to select methods and techniques which are appropriate to each childa s strengths and weaknesses.

About Author

Edited by Jacqueline Stokes, Early Language Adviser in Audiology, at the Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading, the other contributors are: Jo Edwards, Manchester Paediatric Cochlear Implant Programme, University of Manchester, Roger Green, Clinical Director of Audiology, King Edward VII Hospital, Windsor, Sue Lewis, Educational Consultant for the Ewing Foundation, The University of Manchester, Wendy Lynas, Senior Lecturer, Education of the Deaf, University of Manchester, Valerie Newton, Professor of Audiological Medicine, University of Manchester, Elizabeth Tyszkiewicz, Manchester Paediatric Cochlear Implant Programme, University of Manchester, and Roger Wills, Principle Audiological Scientist, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Reading.


Introduction. Children who will benefit from learning keyboarding skills. Assessing the need for learning keyboarding skills. Choosing the most suitable equipment. Methods of teaching keyboarding skills.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781861561015
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 226
  • ID: 9781861561015
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1861561016

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