ERIC Number: ED034354
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Guidebook for Classes in Special Education.
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Div. of Instructional Services.
Statements are made concerning the philosophy of special education classes, the role of the State Department of Education in them (including background and financial assistance available), and the steps in setting up a special education program (administrative responsibilities, selection and placement, and parent consultation). Programs are discussed in terms of eligibility, class size and age range, physical plant, educational program, and teacher requirements. Program standards included are those for educable retarded, trainable retarded, children with learning disabilities, visually handicapped, hard of hearing, orthopedically handicapped, children with special health problems, speech therapy, homebound instruction, and educational examiners. Standards for scheduling, reporting, and dismissal, vocational training in home economics, and cooperative programs are also presented. (JM)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrator Responsibility, Classroom Design, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Hearing Impairments, Home Economics, Home Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Mild Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Program Development, Speech Therapy, Teacher Certification, Teacher Responsibility, Visual Impairments, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Div. of Instructional Services.