ERIC Number: ED028587
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Architectural Considerations for Classrooms for Exceptional Children.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Definitions are provided of the following exceptionalities: blind, partially sighted, physically handicapped, minimally brain injured, deaf, educable mentally retarded (primary, junior, and senior high levels), trainable mentally retarded, speech handicapped, and emotionally disturbed. Architectural guidelines specify classroom location, size, acoustical treatment, heat and light, ventilation, electrical outlets, bulletin boards and chalkboards, floors, and drinking fountain, sink, and counter space. Additional specifications are given for certain exceptionalities. (JD)
Descriptors: Blindness, Classroom Design, Deafness, Educational Facilities, Educational Specifications, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Education, Facility Requirements, Handicapped Children, Hearing Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, Moderate Mental Retardation, Partial Vision, Physical Disabilities, Speech Handicaps, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.