ERIC Number: ED026791
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Architectural Workshop; Conference Report of the Architectural Institute (Portland, Oregon, October 16-17, 1967).
National Association for Retarded Children, New York, NY.
Conference papers consider designing facilities to meet the needs of the mentally retarded and other handicapped persons. Complete texts and summaries are provided of R.B. Price on environmental design, E.D. Helsel on architectural barriers, H. Gordon on preschool programs and facilities, and H. Palmer on training centers for young adults. Also included are papers by H.W. Maier on living units for institutionalized retarded; O. Kurren on living units for the mild and moderate retarded; W. Johnson on facilities for the deaf; C. Woodcock on facilities for the blind retarded; and J. Falick on joint mental health/mental retardation facilities. Summaries alone are given for 19 additional papers on the theories and needs of architectural design for the handicapped, with attention also paid to the international symposium and to specific types of facilities, such as schools and residential units for the mentally, physically, and otherwise handicapped. (JD)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Design Requirements, Disabilities, Educational Facilities, Educational Specifications, Exceptional Child Education, Facilities, Facility Requirements, Hearing Impairments, Institutional Environment, Mental Health, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, Physical Environment, Residential Institutions
National Association for Retarded Children, 420 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10017.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association for Retarded Children, New York, NY.