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ERIC Number: ED018023
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 1
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THE BRAIN-INJURED CHILD IN HOME, SCHOOL, AND COMMUNITY.
CRUICKSHANK, WILLIAM M.
WRITTEN FOR PARENTS, TEACHERS, AND OTHERS WHO WORK DAILY WITH BRAIN INJURED CHILDREN, THE BOOK INCLUDES CONSIDERATION OF THE SYMPTOMS OF BRAIN DAMAGE, RECOMMENDATIONS FOR DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES AND PERSONNEL, AND DESCRIPTIONS OF TREATMENT TECHNIQUES THAT HAVE PROVED EFFECTIVE AT HOME AND IN THE CLASSROOM. AN INTRODUCTION TO THE BRAIN INJURED CHILD IS GIVEN, AND PSYCHOLOGICAL AND LEARNING PROBLEMS ARE DELINEATED. ALL THE PARTS OF A COMPLETE DIAGNOSIS ARE EXAMINED. A SPECIAL EDUCATION PROGRAM IS DESCRIBED IN TERMS OF STIMULI CONTROL, ADJUSTMENT TO SPACE, AND THE ROLE OF STRUCTURE. APPROPRIATE TEACHING MATERIALS, VISUAL MOTOR MATERIALS AND ACTIVITIES, AND STEPS IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF ABSTRACT CONCEPTS ARE DISCUSSED. CITED AS IMPORTANT TO THE OVERALL PROGRAM ARE MOTOR TRAINING, PROVISION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY, AND LANGUAGE AND COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT. REMARKS ARE MADE CONCERNING THE FUTURE AND PLANNING FOR THE FAMILIES OF SUCH CHILDREN. INCLUDED FOR EACH CHAPTER ARE SELECTED REFERENCES OF INTEREST TO PARENTS, ANOTHER LIST OF REFERENCES FOR TEACHERS, AND ADDITIONAL READINGS. THE APPENDIX CONTAINS DESCRIPTIONS OF NATIONAL, STATE, AND LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS CONCERNED WITH BRAIN INJURED CHILDREN. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY PRESS, SYRACUSE, NEW YORK, FOR $6.50. (DF)
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