ERIC Number: ED026795
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
National Research Conference on Day Programs for Hearing Impaired Children (Lake Mohonk, New York, May 10-13, 1967). Final Report.
Mulholland, Ann M.; Fellendorf, George W.
State needs in public school education for the hearing impaired and steps in the development of comprehensive state planning are presented along with recommendations of conference participants, a summary report, and models for regional planning, day programs, and the team approach. The interest of the Alexander Graham Bell Association and the U.S. Office of Education in day programs and the conference organization are explained. Following an introduction by Eleanor Vorce, topics discussed are the day care program in education by Ann M. Mulholland, organization and administration of a program at state and local levels by Charles W. Watson, demographic and economic criteria in establishing classes by James C. Chalfant, supervision at state and local levels by Hazel Bothwell, and supervision of classroom teachers by Evelyn M. Stahlem. Also included are Janet B. Hardy on early identification, Robert Frisina on diagnostic evaluation and placement, June Miller on admission criteria for day schools, and Mamie J. Jones on coordination of specialists in public school programs. Recommendations for research, a summary of group discussions, and conclusions are provided along with a preliminary conference report, conference program, list of participants, and a 21-item bibliography. (RP)
Descriptors: Administration, Admission Criteria, Clinical Diagnosis, Community Programs, Cooperative Planning, Day Programs, Day Schools, Demography, Educational Needs, Exceptional Child Education, Hearing Impairments, Identification, Incidence, Preschool Children, School Districts, Special Classes, State Legislation, State Programs, Supervisor Qualifications, Teacher Supervision
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Inc., Washington, DC.