ERIC Number: ED028550
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
Implementing Programs for Trainable Mentally Retarded Children.
Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis.
Guidelines for the development of programs for trainable mentally retarded children are presented. Major task areas identified are the family group, communication skills, physical development, socialization, recreational interests and skills, and preparation for work oriented activity. Six papers are presented: precision teaching and behavior modification at the Johnny Appleseed School, by James T. Austin; establishment of conference purposes and aims, by Leslie Brinegar; the Elementary Secondary Education Act of 1965, by Corinne Walker and by Ben Rice; the quality of programs for the moderately retarded, by Keith Stearns; and physical education for the retarded, by Dr. Robert Yoho. Appendixes describe classroom facilities, sources of funding, and service agencies, as well as list sources of instructional materials, programs, and 49 annotated references. (RK)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Curriculum, Educational Legislation, Educational Programs, Exceptional Child Education, Facility Requirements, Federal Legislation, Language Acquisition, Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Organizations (Groups), Perceptual Motor Coordination, Physical Education, Program Development, Socialization, State Agencies, State Programs, Teacher Effectiveness, Teacher Evaluation, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indiana State Dept. of Public Instruction, Indianapolis.
Identifiers: Elementary Secondary Education Act; Indiana
Note: Prepared by a committee attending a workshop (McCormick's Creek State Park, Indiana, June 26-30, 1967).