ERIC Number: ED021362
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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Teaching Educationally Handicapped Children.
Arena, John I., Ed.; And Others
Describing methods for helping children with normal intelligence who manifest learning, perceptual, and/or behavior disorders as a result of minimal neurological or brain dysfunction, the compilation contains 22 papers. Articles are grouped into six categories: identifying the children, motor development, basic considerations, adapting the language curriculum, adapting the mathematics curriculum and behavior change. Topics considered are the role of observation, the identification of children's strengths and weaknesses, the role of the school psychologist, counseling, movement exploration, game skill development, relaxation and concentration, training in pattern recognition and space concepts, and development of self concept. Academic areas discussed include the teaching of English to junior high school students, correction of left-to-right reversals, reading, art, the use of color in reading, music, creativity in arithmetic, mathematics in the primary grades, modern math for junior high school, basic mathematical concepts for elementary children, behavior modification and learning, and academic and emotional development at the junior high school level. Reference lists follow several articles. (DP)
Descriptors: Academically Handicapped, Basic Skills, Behavior Change, Child Development, Counseling, Curriculum, Educational Needs, Exceptional Child Education, Language, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, Neurological Impairments, Perceptual Handicaps, Perceptual Motor Learning, Self Concept, Teaching Methods
Academic Therapy Publications, DeWitt Reading Clinic, Inc., 1543 Fifth Avenue, San Rafael, California 94901 ($2.95).
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Note: Papers from the "Good Teaching Practices Conference for Teachers of Educationally Handicapped Children" (Orinda Crossroads, California, October 22, 1966).