ERIC Number: ED036943
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Reference Count: 0
Planning a Special Education Building for Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Chester County Schools, West Chester, PA.
Chester County (Pennsylvania) is described in terms of its demography and its school system; its special education program is also reviewed. Placement and program organization are outlined for the trainable mentally retarded, brain injured, socially and emotionally disturbed, and physically, visually, or auditorially handicapped. The need for program improvement is explained, including the need for facilities, equipment, staff, and transportation. The planning process and conclusions are discussed as are 14 recommendations for the design of a county special education facility. Nine consultants' opinions are presented concerning a central facility as opposed to dispersion of classds; 00 aonsul~ants' reports are appended. An additional flier provides the architectural plans. (JD)
Descriptors: Architectural Programing, Community, County School Districts, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Educational Facilities Design, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Hearing Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Personnel, Physical Disabilities, Program Development, Program Improvement, Student Placement, Student Transportation, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Chester County Schools, West Chester, PA.
Identifiers: Pennsylvania (Chester County)