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ERIC Number: ED020603
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jul
Pages: 1
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PROCEEDINGS, 1967 INTERNATIONAL CONVOCATION ON CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS WITH LEARNING DISABILITIES (PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA, FEBRUARY 24-26, 1967).
NEWCOMB, DANIEL L., ED.
THE PROCEEDINGS FROM THE 1967 INTERNATIONAL CONVOCATION ON LEARNING DISABILITIES INCLUDE ARTICLES IN THREE AREAS--23 ON ETIOLOGY AND IDENTIFICATION, 14 ON EDUCATION, HABILITATION, AND REMEDIATION, AND 11 ON REHABILITATION AND INNOVATION. TOPICS INCLUDE LANGUAGE, READING AND COMMUNICATION DISABILITIES, BHEAVIOR, AUDITORY AND VISUAL PERCEPTION, MOTOR FUNCTIONS, AND EVALUATION AND DIAGNOSIS. THE ROLE OF THE SOCIAL WORKER, TEACHER, PEDIATRICIAN, AND PSYCHIATRIST IS CONSIDERED WITH REFERENCE TO PARTICULAR PROBLEMS. ALSO DISCUSSED ARE TEACHING METHODS, EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION, AND THE APPLICATION OF THERAPY, BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION, AND LEARNING THEORIES. ATTENTION IS GIVEN TO CHILDREN WITH SEVERAL SORTS OF LEARNING DISABILITIES--DISADVANTAGEMENT, MINIMAL BRAIN INJURY, MENTAL RETARDATION, OR BEHAVIOR DISORDERS. BIBLIOGRAPHIES ARE GIVEN FOR 12 OF THE ARTICLES, AND AN INDEX OF THE AUTHORS (WITH TITLE, INSTITUTION, AND ADDRESS) IS PROVIDED. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE HOME FOR CRIPPLED CHILDREN, 1426 DENNISTON AVENUE, PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA 15217. (JD)
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Authoring Institution: Home for Crippled Children, Pittsburgh, PA.
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