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ERIC Number: ED017106
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 108
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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EDUCATING VISUALLY HANDICAPPED PUPILS.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS AVAILABLE TO BLIND OR PARTIALLY BLIND CHILDREN IN NEW YORK CITY ARE DESCRIBED IN THIS ILLUSTRATED BULLETIN. PROCEDURES FOR SCHOOL PLACEMENT, ORGANIZATION OF SPECIAL CLASSES, AND ENROLLMENT STATISTICS ARE DISCUSSED. THE RESOURCE CLASS PROGRAM AND GUIDELINES FOR BOTH REGULAR AND RESOURCE TEACHERS ARE PRESENTED. OTHER SPECIAL PROGRAMS (ITINERANT TEACHER PROGRAM, MULTIPLY HANDICAPPED BLIND CHILDREN, AND SPECIAL CLASS ORGANIZATION) ARE DISCUSSED. CURRICULUM ADAPTATIONS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS ARE PROVIDED--LANGUAGE ARTS, SPEECH, TYPING, MATHEMATICS, SCIENCE, SOCIAL STUDIES, FOREIGN LANGUAGE, MUSIC, FINE ARTS, INDUSTRIAL ARTS, HOME ECONOMICS, AND HEALTH EDUCATION, ENRICHMENT AND CORRECTIVE EDUCATION PROGRAMS, TESTING EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, TRIPS, EXCURSIONS, AND LEISURE TIME ACTIVITIES ARE ALSO DESCRIBED. THE ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE GUIDANCE AND SUPPLEMENTARY SERVICES, THE ADMINISTRATION, AND THE SUPERVISORY PERSONNEL ARE EXAMINED. TEACHING GUIDELINES AND INFORMATION ON BRAILLE, INSTRUCTIONAL AIDS, AND A GLOSSARY OF MEDICAL TERMS ARE INCLUDED. AN APPENDIX CONTAINS THE ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS, THE EYE REPORT FORM (NEW YORK CITY), A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF 50 ITEMS, AND REFERENCE LISTS OF AGENCIES AND SOURCES OF MATERIALS. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK, 110 LIVINGSTON STREET, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK 11201, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $2.00. (CG)
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Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Identifiers: New York (New York)