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Lilli Nielsen has been working with people with handicaps
for 30 years. She presents workshops internationally
that are based on her research on spatial relations
in congenitally blind infants. She is a special education
adviser at Refsnaesskolen, National Institute for Blind
and Partially Sighted Children and Youth in Denmark.
Learning-Step by Step
teachers, and others who care for children with disabilities
will learn how all children achieve readiness skills
for learning, such as sitting, eating, walking, etc.
and how environmental intervention can facilitate learning
through Active Learning.
developmental levels and changes in levels, assesses
motor development, sensory areas, spatial and object
perception, social and emotional perception, play, and
daily living skills.
Relations in Congenitally Blind Infants
is Lilli's dissertation on her scientific study. The
study investigated whether a specially designed environment
("Little Room") would facilitate the development of
early spatial relations in congenitally blind infants.
book is a combination of Lilli's essays and research.
It explains how she expanded the educational approaches
for children and infants with vision impairments.
book addresses children who are autistic and visually
impaired. Lilli explains the children as developmentally
threatened. She describes an educational method which,
over 20 years, has shown to be of benefit to the children's
emotional, motor, communication, and social development.
book discusses the use of the "Little Room" to enhance
development of sensory integration, object conceptualization,
self-identification and early spatial relations in children
with visual impairments.
ability to grasp is of fundamental importance for a
blind child to get into contact with his/her surroundings
and to enhance the development of other senses. The
book gives practical hints on how to adapt materials
and surroundings to stimulate and encourage development
in blind children.
Fiela Curriculum730 Learning Environments
guide is for parents, professionals and staff responsible
for establishing optimal learning conditions for children
at the developmental levels of 1 to 48 months. Contains
book, Velcro board for weekly curriculum, and file of
730 cards describing learning environments.
ImpairmentUnderstanding the Needs of Young Children
Van der Poel wrote this as a guide to assist in the
interdisciplinary partnership to promote early development
in children with visual impairments. The information
is important for educational planning and a necessity
for parents, teachers, therapists, doctors and all that
work with the children.