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ERIC Number: ED019772
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Pages: 1
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THE GUIDANCE OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN, A BOOK OF READINGS.
GOWAN, JOHN CURTIS, ED.; DEMOS, GEORGE D., ED.
A COMPILATION OF 62 READINGS, THE BOOK CONSIDERS THE GUIDANCE OF EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN. AN OVERVIEW SECTION PRESENTS PAPERS DEALING WITH SELF-CONCEPT, VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION, BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION, AND THE GUIDANCE COUNSELOR. INCLUDED IN A SECTION ON GIFTED CHILDREN ARE ARTICLES ABOUT CAREER REQUIREMENTS OF GIFTED CHILDREN AND PARENTS, COUNSELING AND GUIDANCE, AND CREATIVITY. A SECTION ON UNDERACHIEVERS DISCUSSES THE UNDERACHIEVING GIFTED CHILD, ACHIEVEMENT, AND NONACHIEVEMENT AND COUNSELING. EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED CHILDREN ARE DISCUSSED IN TERMS OF IDENTIFICATION, VOCATIONAL COUNSELING, PSYCHOEDUCATIONAL PROCESSES, AND A DIRECTED ACTIVITY PROGRAM. ARTICLES ABOUT THE MENTALLY RETARDED DEAL WITH COUNSELING, PREVOCATIONAL EVALUATION, VOCATIONAL PLANNING, CURRICULUM, TUTORIAL COUNSELING, AND PARENT GROUP MEETINGS. THE SECTION ON REHABILITATION OF MENTALLY RETARDED YOUTH PROVIDES READINGS ABOUT PLACEMENT, SHELTERED WORKSHOPS, DETERMINING EMPLOYABILITY, AND PHILOSOPHY AND RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE PRESIDENT'S PANEL ON MENTAL RETARDATION. READINGS ABOUT THE BLIND DISCUSS HELPING A PHYSICALLY DISABLED FRIEND, PREDICTING MANUAL WORK SUCCESS, COUNSELING, AND PLACEMENT. THE SECTION ON THE DEAF AND SPEECH HANDICAPPED PRESENTS READINGS ABOUT THE RELATIONSHIP OF PARENTAL ATTITUDES TO SPEECH PROBLEMS, PREDICTING SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENT IN DEAF CHILDREN, COUNSELING (INCLUDING THE HARD OF HEARING), AND A TALK WITH PARENTS. THE MISCELLANEOUS PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED SECTION DISCUSSES ASPECTS OF CEREBRAL PALSY, FAMILY ADJUSTMENT, CARDIACS, COUNSELING, EDUCATION, AND VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION. AN ANNOTATED LIST OF SUGGESTED READINGS FOLLOWS EACH SECTION. THIS DOCUMENT WAS PUBLISHED BY THE DAVID MCKAY COMPANY, INC., NEW YORK 10013, AND IS AVAILABLE FOR $3.95. (MY)
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