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ERIC Number: ED015834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jul-12
Pages: 96
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Reference Count: 0
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RESEARCH CONFERENCE ON THE PROBLEM OF DYSLEXIA AND RELATED DISORDERS IN PUBLIC SCHOOLS OF THE UNITED STATES. FINAL REPORT.
ZEDLER, EMPRESS Y.
A CLOSED CONFERENCE ON DYSLEXIA AND RELATED LEARNING DISORDERS WAS HELD AT SOUTHWEST TEXAS STATE COLLEGE ON MAY 15 AND 16, 1967. TWENTY-FIVE PARTICIPANTS REPRESENTED KEY PROFESSIONS AND RELEVANT INTEREST GROUPS, AND 10 OBSERVERS REPRESENTED FEDERAL AGENCIES. WITH RESPECT TO DYSLEXIA AND RELATED LEARNING DISABILITIES, THE CONFEREES ADDRESSED THEIR ATTENTIONS TO THE AREAS OF RESEARCH, DIAGNOSIS AND EVALUATION, TEACHER PREPARATION, AND CORRECTIVE EDUCATION. THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE ENDORSED THE REPORTS OF THE FOUR WORKING GROUPS AND RECOMMENDED THAT A COMMISSION OF NONFEDERAL SPECIALISTS BE APPOINTED AT THE HIGHEST POSSIBLE NATIONAL LEVEL TO (A) EXAMINE THE PROBLEM AREA IN DETAIL, (B) MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS CONCERNING THE NEED FOR A CONTINUING NATIONAL PROGRAM TO DEAL WITH THE PROBLEM, AND (C) DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM. A MAIL SURVEY OF THE 50 CHIEF STATE SCHOOL OFFICERS CONCERNING AN INVENTORY OF ACTIVITY IN THE FIELD IS INCLUDED. (BK)
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Authoring Institution: Southwest Texas State Univ., San Marcos.
Identifiers: TEXAS; Texas (San Marcos)