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ERIC Number: ED018017
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 1
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EDUCATIONAL THERAPY IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. AN EDUCATIONAL APPROACH TO THE LEARNING PROBLEMS OF CHILDREN.
ASHLOCK, PATRICK; STEPHEN, ALBERTA
WRITTEN CHIEFLY FOR CLASSROOM AND SPECIAL TEACHERS, SCHOOL SUPERVISORS, AND PSYCHOLOGISTS, THIS HANDBOOK PRESENTS THE PRINCIPLES, METHODS, AND GOALS OF EDUCATIONAL THERAPY. AFTER THE QUESTIONS OF WHAT EDUCATIONAL THERAPY IS AND WHO NEEDS SUCH THERAPY ARE CONSIDERED, THE STEPS TO TAKE IN DESCRIBING LEARNING PROBLEMS ENCOUNTERED IN CHILDREN ARE OUTLINED. DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES ARE SUGGESTED FOR PHYSICAL PROBLEMS, PERCEPTUAL PROBLEMS, LANGUAGE PROBLEMS, INTELLECTUAL FUNCTIONING, PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT, AND ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT. A VARIETY OF PROCEDURES IS DESCRIBED FOR IMPROVEMENT IN GENERAL PHYSICAL ABILITY AND COORDINATION, SENSORY AND PERCEPTUAL PROCESSES, LEARNING PATTERNS, AND EMOTIONAL AND BEHAVIORAL CONTROL. TRANSFER INTO REMEDIAL INSTRUCTION IN THE SKILL SUBJECTS AND TRANSITION INTO THE SUBJECT AREAS ARE DISCUSSED. EVALUATION OF EDUCATIONAL THERAPY IS ALSO TREATED. THE BIBLIOGRAPHY INCLUDES 154 REFERENCES. APPENDIXES CONTAIN RECOMMENDED MATERIALS AND A LIST OF PUBLISHERS' ADDRESSES. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM CHARLES C THOMAS PUBLISHER, 301-327 EAST LAWRENCE AVENUE, SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS 62703, FOR $6.75. (DF)
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