This is a toolset to help teachers who might have a student with Cerebral Palsy in their classroom, better serve their students.
Accommodations, modifications, and alternative assessments may be necessary for a special needs child to succeed while working on materials for learning. A student who cannot read nor write at grade level may be able to understand and participate in discussions about material that is read aloud and taught at the child's age-appropriate level.Edit Remove Move
Children and toys: TN Technology Access Center demonstrates use of a large button switch to aid a child with cerebral palsy in the development of motor skills. Produced by United Cerebral Palsy of Middle Tennessee.Edit Remove Move
Generally, a student with cerebral palsy will have impaired motor abilities. He/she might not be able to write with a pen/pencil without it taking a long time or possibly at all. He/she might be able to speak, but is probably hard to understand. Though he/she is wheelchair bound, he/she has normal achieving cognitive abilities.Edit Remove Move
Adapting curriculum materials for VI pupils in mainstream classes: useful strategies and techniques that you can use Presented on Wednesday 12 May 2010 Use of LVA Alison Attwood North Lanarkshire Council Information on Cerebral Palsy and Visual Impairment Educational Implications Children who have cerebral palsy often experience difficulties with their vision.Edit Remove Move
An article describing Universal Design for Learning (UDL). This breaks down UDL and why it is important to use, especially for students with disabilities Edit Remove Move
Cerebral palsy (CP) is one of the most common congenital disorders of childhood. This article explains causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and more.Edit Remove Move
Special Education Teacher resources related to Cerebral Palsy.Edit Remove Move