ERIC Number: ED036929
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Handbook of Services.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Div. for Handicapped Children.
Wisconsin's community centered medical and educational services for handicapped children are surveyed, including programs for defective hearing and/or defective vision, hearing conservation, and speech correction. Also reviewed are programs for crippled children (including cardiacs), emotionally disturbed and mentally retarded children, and children having learning disabilities or needing home instruction. Special supportive services include boarding home placement, medical social service, instructional materials consultant, and research and evaluation; general supportive services are teacher training institutions and teacher training, recruitment, and certification. Appendixes present state statute provisions on financing special programs; scholarships for handicapped students; federal legislative provisions for personnel preparation in the area of the handicapped; the Title VI-A, ESEA program; staff of the Division for Handicapped Children; and geographic areas of assignment. (JD)
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Educational Legislation, Educational Programs, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Hearing Conservation, Hearing Impairments, Homebound, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Services, Special Health Problems, Speech Handicaps, Speech Therapy, State Programs, Teacher Education, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. Div. for Handicapped Children.