ERIC Number: ED015605
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
BIENNIAL CONFERENCE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF INSTRUCTORS OF THE BLIND (48TH, SALT LAKE CITY, JUNE 26-30, 1966).
American Association of Instructors of the Blind, Washington, DC.
THE THEME OF THE CONVENTION WAS "RESEARCH--KEY TO PROGRESS," AND PAPERS WERE DELIVERED IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS (1) RESEARCH ON THE TEACHING OF READING AND IMPROVING READING SKILLS, (2) RESEARCH ON INDEPENDENT LIVING SKILLS AND ORIENTATION, MOBILITY, AND TRAVEL, (3) RESEARCH ON THE CHILD WITH LIMITED BUT USEFUL VISION, (4) RESEARCH ON THE MULTI-HANDICAPPED CHILD, AND (5) RESEARCH ON LISTENING, TECHNICAL DEVICES, AND TEACHING METHODS. SPECIAL PAPERS AND REPORTS WERE GIVEN ON THE FOLLOWING SUBJECTS (1) PHILOSOPHY AND GOALS OF A PRESCHOOL PROGRAM, (2) HOW SHALL WE SERVE OUR VISUALLY HANDICAPPED PRESCHOOL CHILDREN, (3) LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SERVICES FOR VISUALLY HANDICAPPED, AND (4) ENRICHMENT THROUGH A TOUCH AND LEARN CENTER. PRESIDENTIAL, COMMITTEE, AND BUSINESS REPORTS ARE INCLUDED. (MU)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Blindness, Braille, Children, Conference Reports, Educational Research, Electromechanical Aids, Exceptional Child Research, Instructional Materials, Libraries, Library Services, Mobility Aids, Multiple Disabilities, Orientation, Partial Vision, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Reading, Reading Improvement, Reading Instruction, Secondary School Students, Sensory Aids, Speech Compression, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments, Visual Stimuli, Visually Handicapped Mobility
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Authoring Institution: American Association of Instructors of the Blind, Washington, DC.