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ERIC Number: ED001862
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 1
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CHILDREN WITH LANGUAGE IMPAIRMENTS, A SPECIAL PROGRAM OF THE SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF AT P.S. 158-M.
HARRINGTON, JOHN D.
THE PROGRAM AT P.S. 158-M FOR "APHASIC" CHILDREN PROVIDES THE PROPER SETTING (SMALL CLASSES, HIGHLY MOTIVATED AND EXCELLENT TEACHERS, DIRECT SUPERVISORY INSTRUCTION, AND ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT) IN WHICH TO STUDY THE PARTICULAR CHILD AND HIS CAPACITIES AND INCAPACITIES. COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE ARE DEVELOPED USING INDIVIDUAL AND GROUP APPROACHES. OFTEN RELATED BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS AND POOR SOCIAL REACTIONS SHOULD BE CONTROLLED BEFORE THE CHILD CAN RESPOND TO TRAINING. AFTER CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS, EDUCATIONAL EVALUATION IS PERFORMED BY THE TEACHER, HER RESULTS ARE STATED IN TERMS OF LEARNING NEEDS. THE TEACHER THEN BEGINS THE PROGRAM, WHICH IS DESIGNED FOR THE CHILD'S NEEDS. TEACHERS ARE SELECTED FOR THEIR TRAINING IN BASIC ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, EDUCATION OF THE DEAF AND HARD OF HEARING, AND SPEECH PATHOLOGY AND EDUCATION. METHODOLOGY IS DRAWN FROM CURRENT LITERATURE. POLICY IS THEN BASED UPON THE EVALUATION OF THE SUCCESS OF APPLIED METHODS IN MEETING PARTICULAR NEEDS. SPECIAL SERVICES INCLUDE SPECIAL TEACHERS, COUNSELING SERVICE, EDUCATIONAL REEVALUATION, AND SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES.
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Identifiers: New York (New York)