WorldCat Identities

Aiello, Barbara

Overview
Works: 33 works in 67 publications in 1 language and 4,302 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Abstracts 
Roles: Author
Classifications: NA2545.C48, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Barbara Aiello
 
Most widely held works by Barbara Aiello
It's your turn at bat : featuring Mark Riley by Barbara Aiello( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While reluctantly doing research on sewing machines for a school report, Mark, a fifth-grader with cerebral palsy, discovers that the money for his team's baseball jerseys that he was responsible for is missing, and he finds himself feeling more friendly towards sewing machines. Includes a question and answer section about what it's like to have cerebral palsy
Secrets aren't (always) for keeps : featuring Jennifer Hauser by Barbara Aiello( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1997 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After successfully hiding her learning disability problems from her Australian pen pal, Jennifer becomes very apprehensive when her friend announces she is coming for a visit and wants to spend a day at her school
Business is looking up : featuring Renaldo Rodriguez by Barbara Aiello( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a visually-impaired eleven-year-old sets up a greeting card service for stepfamilies, he discovers there is a lot more to running a business than just making money. Includes a question and answer section about what it's like to be blind
Friends for life : featuring Amy Wilson by Barbara Aiello( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the members of the fifth-grade video club find out their club sponsor has AIDS, they have a variety of reactions before learning more about the disease and deciding to stick by her
Trick or treat or trouble : featuring Brian McDaniel by Barbara Aiello( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Just as friends sometimes misunderstand about his epilepsy, Brian's misconceptions about a funeral home are cleared up on Halloween night. Concludes with a question and answer section in which Brian discusses the causes and treatment of epilepsy
A portrait of me : featuring Christine Kontos by Barbara Aiello( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old Christine copes successfully with her diabetes but finds it much more difficult to come to terms with the demands of her Greek-American heritage. Includes a section of questions and answers about diabetes and its treatment
Hometown hero : featuring Scott Whittaker by Barbara Aiello( Book )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth-grader Scott reveals in his diary how he copes with his asthma and the outcome of his encounter with a homeless person in the library. Includes questions and answers about asthma and its treatment
On with the show! : featuring Brenda Dubrowski by Barbara Aiello( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fifth grader having trouble coming to grips with her parents' divorce directs a class show of music from "The Good Old Days." Includes a section of questions and answers about divorce
Making it work : practical ideas for integrating exceptional children into regular classes by Barbara Aiello( Book )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1977 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for special education and regular teachers, the guide contains brief articles on the nature of mainstreaming handicapped children; mainstreaming models at the preschool, elementary school, and secondary school levels; specific suggestions for setting up mainstreaming programs, and interviews with five persons involved in mainstream education. The definition, development, and characteristics of mainstreaming are discussed by Jack Birch. Specific programs are described by Eleanore Lewis (Lexington Nursery and Kindergarten School), Robert Prouty (the diagnostic/prescriptive teacher), and Maxine Counihan (Mark Twain Programs). Readings providing practical information on setting up mainstreaming programs include "How to Set Up a Resource Room with No Money, No Materials, No Nothing" (Barbara Aiello); "Juggling and a Resource Teacher's Time" (Aiello); "Managing Your Instructional Material Dollar" (Sandra Boland); "Preparing Children for a Handicapped Classmate" (Elizabeth Pieper); "a Collection of Criterion-Referenced Tests" (Joan Knapp); and "The Case for Integrated Schooling" (Lisa Blumberg). Also included are transcripts of interviews with five persons involved in mainstream education: an administrator, a resource teacher, a regular classroom teacher, the parent of a mainstreamed child, and a mainstreamed child. (Db)
Places and spaces : facility planning for handicapped children and adults by Barbara Aiello( Book )

5 editions published in 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for special educators and architectural designers, the book provides specifications and lists of resource materials on facility design for handicapped children and adults. In an overview, R. Vosbeck discusses the need for cooperation between architects and educators and relates his experiences in planning facilities for exceptional children. An annotated bibliography contains 29 references to current literature on special facilities. Detailed are specifications for such school problem areas as inaccessible entrances, doorways, halls, and toilet facilities. A final section lists addresses and describes activities of 19 resource groups (such as the American Institute of Architects and the Center for Independent Living). (Cl)
Mainstreaming : Teacher training workshops on individualized instruction by Barbara Aiello( Book )

3 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The packet of materials includes complete instructions for conducting four teacher training workshops designed to familiarize regular and special class teachers with individualized instructional techniques. The workshops are consecutive in that Workshop 1 involves the participants in an exploratory activity to determine feelings and perceptions regarding exclusion from a group, while Workshops 2 and 3 focus on informal diagnosis and prescriptive techniques for more individualized classroom programs. Workshop 4 provides teachers with the opportunity to construct a learning device that can be used with children of varying levels of ability. Each workshop is designed for 30-40 participants and instructions include objectives, prerequisites, time and materials needed, physical arrangement, and specific procedures. Also included are a list of essential workshop leader attitudes and a copy of the book "Instructional Alternatives for Exceptional Children" by E. Deno (ed 074 678). (ls)
The Child with cerebral palsy in the regular class by Barbara Aiello( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook was developed to help the teacher deal successfully with physical problems involved in having a child with cerebral palsy mainstreamed into the regular classroom. Characteristics of cerebral palsy are described, and it is pointed out that most children with this affliction have average or above average intelligence. Classroom activities are described which will prepare nonhandicapped children mentally and emotionally for the arrival of their handicapped classmate, and which will demonstrate to them ways in which they can be helpful. Suggestions are made on obtaining resources from associations which offer services to the physically disabled. Possible modifications in classroom arrangement are discussed as well as ways in which instructional materials may be adapted for easier manipulation. A detailed description is presented of the functions and potentials of wheelchairs. A bibliography of books for children, parents, and teachers is included as is a list of organizations which provide additional resources for the physically handicapped. (Jd)
The hearing impaired child in the regular class by Barbara Aiello( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook was developed for teachers with hearing impaired students in their regular classrooms. A preliminary discussion on hearing impairments describes various degrees of aural handicaps, ranging from deafness to hard of hearing, and communication methods used in educating children with these handicaps. Activities for preparing nonhandicapped children to understand the special problems of the deaf or hard of hearing are described. Suggestions are made for introducing the handicapped child to future classmates and establishing methods of classroom communication. Suggestions are also made on modifications which can be made in the classroom's physical arrangement. Instructional methods, such as frequent use of visual aids in presenting lessons, are described, and recommendations are made on the kinds of special assistance that are available to the teacher in augmenting the aurally handicapped student's learning experience. A bibliography of books for children, parents, and teachers and a list of further resources are included. (Jd)
The slow learner and retarded child in the regular class by Barbara Aiello( Book )

3 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook offers suggestions for teachers who have children with learning disabilities or mild mental retardation in their regular classrooms. A brief discussion is presented on practical issues regarding mainstreaming and on the potentials and future opportunities for retarded individuals. Procedures for preparing nonhandicapped children to accept a handicapped classmate are described. The teacher's obligations in working with special education teachers and parents in developing an individualized education program are pointed out. Specific class activities and games modified to encourage participation by slow learning and/or retarded children are described. Curriculum suggestions are also offered for older retarded children in the areas of mathematics, literature, reading and study skills, social studies, and written reports. Bibliographic information is included on readings for children, teachers, and parents. Supplementary educational resources are listed. (Jd)
The visually handicapped child in the regular class by Barbara Aiello( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1984 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handbook was developed for teachers who have a visually handicapped child in their regular classroom. Classroom activities designed to prepare students to receive a visually handicapped classmate are described. Recommendations are made on the use of special resources available to the teacher, and descriptions are given of successful cooperative efforts between regular classroom teachers and specialists in the education of the blind. Methods for introducing the blind child to a new physical environment are discussed and modifications which may be made in classroom arrangement described. Methods for modifying standard instructional materials to accommodate the learning style of the visually handicapped student are also discussed. A listing is provided of basic and supplementary instructional materials. A bibliography of books for children, parents, and teachers is included as well as addresses of associations which provide supplemental resources for educating the visually impaired. (Jd)
The Kids on the block : teacher's guide by Barbara Aiello( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A troupe of disabled and nondisabled puppets teach children (K-6) what it's like to be handicapped
Kids are different by Bud Forest( )

1 edition published in 1981 and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A song about disabled children and non-disabled children originally written for use with The Kids on the Block puppets. Includes sign language lyrics and illustrations
Business is Looking Up: Featuring Renaldo Rodriguez. the Kids on theBlock Book Series by Barbara Aiello( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

One of a series of children's books written from the point of view of an elementary grade child with a disability or other problem, the stories emphasize similarities in childhood experience while providing information specific to the disability. In this book, 11-year-old Renaldo, visually impaired since birth, sets up a greeting card service for stepfamilies and learns there is more to running a business than just making money. After the story, a question and answer section provides answers (by Renaldo) of typical questions children often have about visual impairment. These include: "If you're blind, how do you eat?""How did you get blind?""How do you read?""What is Braille?""What are 'Talking Books'?""How do you use a stylus and slate to write?""What do you use your cane for?""If you go somewhere new, how do you keep from bumping into things?""Will you ever drive a car?""Is it true that blind people hear and smell things better than people who can see?""How do you use the phone?""Are you going to get a seeing-eye dog?""How can you tell differences in money?""Do you know what colors are?""How do you make friends, and how do your friends treat you?" (Db)
Turning over a new leaf( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

This program demonstrates both the consequences of drug abuse and the decision-making process young people employ to make informed choices not to use drugs. Based on the Kids on the Block puppet program on drug and alcohol abuse prevention created by Barbara Aiello
Friends for Life: Featuring Amy Wilson. the Kids on the BlockBook Series by Barbara Aiello( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

One of a series of children's books written from the point of view of an elementary grade child and concerning disabilities or other problems, the stories emphasize the similarities in childhood experience while providing information specific to the disability. In this book, the members of the fifth grade video club find out that their club sponsor has aids (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). They have a variety of reactions before learning more about the disease and deciding to stick by her. (Db)
 
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