ERIC Number: ED034907
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Exceptional Children Conference Papers: Early Childhood Education - An Overview.
Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Eight conference papers on early childhood education give a philosophical overview to the instruction of young children. Contents include a presentation by Edward W. Martin on a new outlook for early education of handicapped children and a report by Mrs. Betty Dubnoff on the case for early identification and intervention. Other presentations include a discussion on the rationale for early identification by Bettye M. Caldwell, the rationale and curriculum framework for an infant education system by John Meier and Leslie Segner, and a review of various studies of Head Start Programs through a historical perspective by James S. Payne, Walter J. Cegelka, and John O. Cooper. The utilization of Piaget's theory of cognitive development is treated by Mortimer Garrison, Jr. Information is given on thoughts and concerns on the basic psychological needs in infancy and early childhood by Povl. W. Toussieng, and Marshall D. Schechter presents a conceptual model for understanding and dealing with perceptual problems. (WW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers: PROJECT HEAD START
Note: Papers presented at the Special Conference on Early Childhood Education, New Orleans, Louisiana, December 10-13, 1969.