ERIC Number: ED036010
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Program Development, Special Education, Volume III.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
The Texas public school program for the minimally brain injured is outlined; guidelines are provided for screening, identifying, and evaluating the brain injured. The development of interpersonal relationships is described, with suggestions given for establishing behavioral controls and for conducting parent conferences and counseling; the structuring of the classroom is explained. Over one half of the document details the curriculum for the following: developmental areas, including motor, perception, language, and social and emotional development; academic areas, including five communicative arts, arithmetic, science, and social studies; and creative areas, including arts and crafts, dramatics and creative play, and music. The vocational program is also surveyed. Evaluation of the guidelines is discussed; 128 professional references, including tests and reading programs, are listed. Appendixes provide definitions of the brain injured child, forms used in the Texas program, and lists of suggested equipment, materials, and supplies. (JD)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Creative Activities, Curriculum, Educational Methods, Exceptional Child Education, Individual Development, Language Acquisition, Language Arts, Learning Disabilities, Mathematics, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, Motor Development, Parent Teacher Conferences, Perceptual Development, Program Administration, Sciences, Social Studies, State Programs, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.