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Tactile Working Memory Scale

Tactile Working Memory Scale – A Professional Manual
Authors: Jude T. Nicholas, Annika M. Johannessen, Trees van Nunen


Working memory, or the ability to keep something in mind for a limited amount of time is a central function in cognition. For persons with congenital deafblindness we need a bodily-tactile perspective on working memory. This manual gives a theoretical overview and presents a scale that can be used by professionals to identify and assess tactile working memory in persons with deafblindness, and design tools and strategies to ensure that these persons can develop and make use of all their potentials, both cognitively and linguistically.

Språk: English
Sidor: 140.
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If you can see it, you can support it – A book on tactile language

When we add a linguistic value to bodily tactile expressions and recognise tactile languages as natural languages, we are able to communicate linguistically with people with congenital deafblindness.



From the motto if you can see it, you can support it this book gives an idea of how communication partners can spot and read utterances in the bodily tactile modality as language. It shows how the partner can respond to the tactile speech and support the langauage development by using different cognitive strategies in the conversations to activate both the tactile work memory and the tactile autobiographical memory. The book presents a circle model that can be used as a basis for discussion and analysis in relation to language that grows from a bodily tactile modality. The Nordic network on tactile language has published this book about tactile language to benefit persons with deafblindness, their families and professionals.
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Experiences of inclusion and welfare services among Finnish Sámi with disabilities

Publication: Experiences of inclusion and welfare services among Finnish Sámi with disabilities
 
Pages: 120

Author: Liisa Hokkanen, University of Lapland


Responsible publisher:
Ewa Persson Göransson
 


Subjects: This report is the fourth report out of five within a Nordic project about the living conditions of persons with disability and of Sami descent, the indigenous people in Scandinavia, compared with the general population. It is an important contribution to increased knowledge about the prerequisities for good living conditions for people with disabilities and their enviroment in the Sami regions in Finland.


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Nordic cooperation on higher education and research on disabilities and human rights

Publication: Nordic cooperation on higher education and research on disabilities and human rights

Pages: 32

Project Leader: Maria Montefusco

Authors: Maria Montefusco

Responsible publisher: Ewa Persson Göransson

Publication year: 2016

Language: English

Subjects: All the Nordic countries and autonomous areas have ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Convention is implemented through national legislation and other measures that aim for equality regardless of a person’s functional abilities.
Still, there is need for major change in the Nordics as a region if it is to function well for everyone, and in accordance with the vision of every person’s right of self-realisation and the protection of every person’s right to be self-sufficient.

The Nordic Council of Ministers Committee of Senior Officials for Education and Research (ÄK-U) decided in spring 2016 to fund a development forum on higher education, human rights and disability. The forum was held in close collaboration with the Nordic Network for Disability Research (NNDR) in June 2016 in Mariehamn. The meeting was attended by thirty experts and other key persons from education, organisations for the disabled, ministries, government agencies and Nordic collaborative bodies.
The meeting was opened by the Åland minister of Nordic cooperation and was part of the Finnish Presidency Programme for the Nordic Council of Ministers. The aim was to draw up a proposal on how cooperation surrounding this topic can be developed and implemented moving forward.




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Meetings for all

 
Publication: Meetings for all

Pages: 12

Authors: Maria Montefusco

Responsible publisher: Ewa Persson Göransson

Publication year: 2016

Language: English

Subjects:
Nordic co-operation consists primarily of a variety of large and small meetings. We create nordic added value at these meetings: we learn about and from one another. There is a lot to think about at Nordic meeting events. There are different languages and content, not to mention travel and technology. It is important to think ahead so everyone will be able to participate in the meeting on equal terms. These materials provide advice and inspiration.

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The Nordic region for all

Publication: The Nordic region for all

Pages: 40

Authors: Maria Montefusco

Responsible publisher: Ewa Persson Göransson

Publication year: 2016

Language: English

Subjects:
The report is primarily aimed to policy makers at the Nordic level. It may also be of interest to people who work with sustainable development as well as universal design and accessibility at the national, regional or local level. Differences in the conditions for participation and equal opportunities between women and men or girls and boys, respectively, were also described where such information exists. The project and the panel were coordinated by the Secretariat for the Council for Nordic Co-operation on Disability at the Nordic Centre for Welfare.

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A Good Senior Life with Dual Sensory Loss

Publikationer:  A Good Senior Life with Dual Sensory Loss.
Format: 190x250 mm
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Author: Trine Skov Uldall; Arlene J. Astell
Maggie P. Ellis; Henriette Hermann Olesen
P.O Edberg; Barbra Westerholm

Publication year:
2012

Language: 
English

Subjects:  A Good Senior Life with Dual Sensory Loss
 
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Guidelines for Assessment of Cognition in Relation to Congenital Deafblindness

Publication: Guidelines for Assessment of Cognition in Relation to Congenital Deafblindness. 
88 pages.

Editors: Flemming Ask Larsen, Saskia Damen

Editorial staff: Lasse Winther Wehner

Authors: Flemming Ask Larsen, Saskia Damen, Hans Erik Frölander, Erica Boers, Jude Nicholas, Annika Maria Johannessen, Emmi Tuomi, Anne Varran, Henriette Hunsperger-Ehrlich, Vivi Andersen, Henrik Okbøl.

Responsible publisher: Ewa Persson Göransson

Publication year: 2014

Language:
 English

Subjects:
In 2007, the Network on Cognition in Relation to Deafblindness was established.
Our purpose is – as the name of the group indicates – to develop assessment of cognition in relation to deafblindness.
The Guidelines in this publication are structured in three parts.
Part I gives an introduction to the theoretical foundation of the work of the network and of the guidelines in the present booklet.
Part II is an analysis of textbooks and introductions to assessment in general, that aim at teasing out general guidelines that need specific CDB focus. This part ends up in a set of recommendations for assessment of cognition in relation to CDB.
Part III is a series of examples from our own work that present different attempts at applying the presented guidelines and theoretical foundation, in combination with more specific assessment targets and procedures.


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