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ERIC Number: ED018330
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Feb
Pages: 14
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A LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAM IN A CHILD GUIDANCE CENTER.
BAIN, MARY D.; AND OTHERS
FOUR ARTICLES DEALING WITH THE ROLE OF THE GREATER LAWRENCE GUIDANCE CENTER LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAM IN HELPING CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES ARE PRESENTED. THE FIRST PAPER EXPLAINS HOW THE CENTER SOLVED THE PROBLEM OF OBTAINING MORE ACCURATE AND COMPLETE DEVELOPMENTAL HISTORIES OF REFERRALS BY GIVING MORE ATTENTION TO PERCEPTUAL-MOTOR DEVELOPMENT. THE SECOND PAPER EXAMINES HOW THE CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST HELPS DIAGNOSE LEARNING PROBLEMS, INTERVIEWS PARENTS, TAKES DETAILED DEVELOPMENTAL HISTORIES, AND GIVES PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS BEFORE A CHILD IS REFERRED TO THE SPECIAL THERAPEUTIC EDUCATIONAL DEPARTMENT. THE THIRD PAPER DWELLS ON THE LANGUAGE TRAINING PROGRAM LAUNCHED BY THE CENTER. THE FOURTH PAPER DESCRIBES THE TASKS THE LANGUAGE TRAINING CONSULTANT PERFORMS-- STUDYING THE PERSONALITY AND BACKGROUND OF VOLUNTEERS, GIVING THEM INTENSIVE TRAINING, AND SUPERVISING THEIR WORK WITH CHILDREN. THESE PAPERS WERE PRESENTED AT THE ASSOCIATION FOR CHILDREN WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES CONFERENCE (BOSTON, FEBRUARY 1968). (NS)
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Identifiers: Greater Lawrence Guidance Center MA; MASSACHUSETTS