ERIC Number: ED050506
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Sep
Reference Count: 0
The Report of the Ontario Committee of the Commission on Emotional and Learning Disorders in Children.
Commission on Emotional and Learning Disorders in Children, Toronto (Ontario).
The report is part of a national inquiry initiated in 1966 (One Million Children) in a cooperative effort to identify some of the problem areas of services in Canada for children with emotional and learning disorders. The report of the Ontario Committee gives a provincial focus to the wider 4 year study and reflects local implementation based on results of the national study. The stated tasks of the Ontario Committee were to assemble information about and assess existing services for emotionally disturbed children, examine projects underway in Ontario, and frame recommendations derived from these findings. Throughout the report the authors indicate that services to children have grown piecemeal, with gaps and overlapping. The importance of different levels of preventive activities is stressed as a potential bridge to the gap between services available and population need. Recommendations for the consideration of local authorities such as a community-centered approach, and local involvement and responsibility for services are also made. (CD)
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Community Role, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Services, Prevention
Canadian Council on Children and Youth, 165 Bloor Street East, Suite 302, Toronto 5, Ontario, Canada
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Commission on Emotional and Learning Disorders in Children, Toronto (Ontario).