Key Features • Involves not only a focus on elementary, secondary education and transition but also preschool education as well. • Addresses the whole spectrum of students with intellectual disabilities including mild, moderate and severe intellectual disability. • A discussion of assistive technology throughout the chapters reflects technology’s increased usage to support students with intellectual disability. • Chapters have been written by leading experts in the respective content.

Teaching Academic Skills to Preschool Students With Intellectual Disability

Chapter 7 teaching academic skills to preschool students with intellectual disability
David F. Cihak Joan Grim

Learning Objectives

After reading Chapter 7, you should be able to:

  • Summarize key features of instructional practices that enhance academic skills for preschool students with intellectual disability.
  • Describe how teachers can support emerging literacy, writing, math, and science for preschoolers with intellectual disability.
  • Compare the different developmental levels of literacy-related skills and accompanying instructional strategies.

Overview of Preschool Students With Intellectual Disability

This chapter is written for teachers of young children with intellectual disability. Educators may use this chapter as a road map for setting up quality academic experiences for preschool students with intellectual disability. The material ...

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