ERIC Number: ED034357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Special Problems, Special Solutions: Handbook for Teachers of the Visually Handicapped.
Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Div. of Special Education.
Discussed in the handbook are the definitions and standards of eligibility for the special education program, the organization of the program (resource teachers, itinerant, multisystem, and multiply handicapped programs), and the problems if no special teacher is available. Information is given on special materials: registration of the legally blind, materials available on federal quota, methods of ordering them, repair of braillers, the instructional materials reference center, library facilities, and large print books. Also detailed are requirements for teacher certification and job descriptions of the local director, principal, regular teacher, resource/itinerant teacher, aides, mobility specialists, other school personnel, and consultants. The responsibilities of the Georgia school system and the library for the blind and physically handicapped are mentioned. Also considered are the needs for interested teachers, adequate materials, and an imaginative approach. (JM)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Dept. of Education, Atlanta. Div. of Special Education.