ERIC Number: ED024205
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Regional Conference on Special Education (7th, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 20-21, 1968). Final Report.
Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Dept. of Special Education and Rehabilitation.
The proceedings of the seventh regional conference on special education include addresses on conference plans, proposals, and trends in special education as well as the role of the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped. Discussion groups identified 21 problems which hinder special education programs and services and proposed solutions to 12 high priority problems: communication, preschool services, preservice preparation of personnel, inservice programs, recruitment of personnel, evaluation, research, diagnosis and identification, educational objectives, physical facilities, continuity of services, and culturally disadvantaged children. The roster of conference participants and publicity used are included. (SN)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Conference Reports, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Problems, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Evaluation Needs, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Identification, Inservice Education, Legislation, National Programs, Personnel, Preschool Education, Professional Education, Recruitment, Services
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. Dept. of Special Education and Rehabilitation.