ERIC Number: ED036918
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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A Clinical Approach to Training the Educable Mentally Retarded: A Handbook.
Jolles, Isaac; Southwick, Selma I.
The use of methods found effective with the brain injured with educable mentally handicapped children is discussed; the clinical approach to teaching and the psychology of the educable are explained; and educational implications are outlined. The following are then considered: sensory deficiencies and intensified stimulation; training perception; training language and conceptional thinking; and developing attention and motivation. Methods for teaching arithmetic, reading, and handwriting to the educable are detailed; and the clinical approach is described in action. (JD)
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Attention, Concept Formation, Concept Teaching, Exceptional Child Education, Handwriting, Individual Characteristics, Individualized Instruction, Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Motivation, Perception, Reading, Sensory Training, Teaching Methods
Western Psychological Services, Publishers and Distributors, 12031 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, California 90025 ($6.50)
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