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Schemes of Work

S.Adopt lesson oDjectives to suit children with special needs

9.    Give children with special needs enough time to complete a given task

10.    Adopt learning activities to suit children with special needs

11.    Focus on strengths and not handicapping conditions of children with special needs

CONTENT

VISUAL

IMPAIREWIENT

INIDCATORS

(SIGNS)

Seeing complaints Watery/reddish eyes Reading proDlems Reading with Dook too far or too close from Rapid eye movements DouDle vision tripping over things ADnormal appearance of the eye Skipping lines while reading and writing

HINTS FOR THE TEACHER/CAREGIVER

LANGUAGE ACTIVITIES

* Let the child sit near the teacher

Train in pre-Draille activities Flash cards/charts to De made tactile and in large print Encourage the use of fingers when reading Provide emDossed ana engraved pictures/charts leDals should De in Doth Braille and print

Encourage the use of magnifying glasses Use large prints Read aloud

Encourage the use of eyeglasses

Use the child’s name Defore talking to him/her Use materials with high contrast colour to help children with low vision Talk to the child aDout everything in the environment Provide action aDout words Help children to learn through smelling, touching, hearing and testing

Use actual real/oDjects

MATERIALS/

RESOURCES

Braillers

Stylus /frame

Brailled

letters

Letter cards

EmDossed

pictures

Eye glasses

Magnifying

glasses

Audio

recorders

Talking