ERIC Number: ED022292
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to the Education of the Deaf in the Public Schools of California.
Hayes, Gordon M.; Griffing, Barry L.
Prepared to assist in developing and strengthening instructional programs for deaf children in California, the bulletin describes the physiology and process of normal hearing and causes, types, and incidence of deafness. The following areas are also considered: preparation of teachers of the deaf and severely hard of hearing; educational evaluation and placement, including testing of intelligence and achievement and regular class placement; and special classes for the deaf, including operation of special day classes, grade placement for attendance accounting, and promotion of home-school cooperation. Curriculum for the deaf is specified in terms of educational goals and methods and tools; construction, furniture and equipment, and supplies for the classroom are detailed. Multiply handicapped children are defined, including the mentally retarded deaf, the blind deaf, the emotionally disturbed deaf, the cerebral palsied deaf, and the aphasic child. In addition, the following public services are described: the State Department of Education, the State School Building Aid for Special Classrooms, the Bureau of Crippled Children Services, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation. (GD)
Descriptors: Classrooms, Curriculum, Deafness, Educational Testing, Etiology, Exceptional Child Education, Hearing Impairments, Hearing (Physiology), Incidence, Mainstreaming, Multiple Disabilities, Partial Hearing, Public Schools, Services, Special Classes, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Physically Exceptional Children.