First Published in 1998. Parents and teachers of girls with Rett Syndrome will welcome this book which offers accessible advice on the special educational needs of these girls. It will assist teachers in developing a working knowledge of the syndrome and suggests particular strategies in planning a curriculum which may overcome the specific difficulties within the diagnosis.

part |32 pages

Factors Affecting Learning

chapter |6 pages

Physical Factors

chapter |7 pages

Social Factors

chapter |9 pages

Emotional Factors

chapter |9 pages

Intellectual Factors

part |16 pages

The Specific Barriers to Learning in Rett Syndrome

chapter |7 pages

Hand Dysfunction

chapter |4 pages

Delayed Response

chapter |4 pages


part |68 pages

Implications for Teachers

chapter |21 pages

Attitudes and Values

chapter |30 pages

The curriculum