The Rett Syndrome Handbook is recommended reading for all new families and is a useful guide for health care practitioners who are not familiar with Rett syndrome. We offer to ship a copy of the book to all newly diagnosed families.
Grounded in the belief that all students can learn to read and write print, this book is a thorough yet practical guide for teaching students with significant disabilities. It explains how to provide comprehensive literacy instruction addressing these students’ needs, whether they are emergent readers and writers or students acquiring conventional literacy skills. General and special educators, speech-language pathologists, and other professionals will find concise research synopses and theoretical frameworks, practical lesson formats, guidance on incorporating assessment and using assistive technology, and more.
Using data on over 700 affected patients in the Natural History Study of Rett Syndrome, these references are an accurate representation of growth. As a result of the study, clinicians have gained insight into growth patterns in Rett syndrome which should interpret measurements of height, weight, and head circumference.