ERIC Number: ED052400
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Exceptional Children Conference Papers: Local, State, and Federal Programs.
Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Local, State, and federal programs for the handicapped, particularly handicapped children, are the focus of 11 papers. Topics covered include a project for the development of accreditation standards for day care services for the mentally retarded, the cooperative implementation of vocational education programs for the handicapped in Maryland, influencing legislative decision-making, an in-school workshop training program for retarded students, and the National Regional Resource Center of Pennsylvania, which serves the educational needs of handicapped children. Also discussed are verbal habits of professionals which hinder parent-professional communication, a social studies curriculum package for grades 4-6 entitled People Are People which deals with human relations and minority groups, and the Rough Rider Program in Newark, New Jersey, an educational program in which high potential inner city junior high school students meet after school and Saturdays. Additional papers treat the activities of the Rehabilitation Services Administration in the area of mental retardation, administrative promotion of individualized educational programing, and The Year of the Child Program for comprehensive services for children. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Identifiers: Maryland; Pennsylvania
Note: Papers presented at the Annual International Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (49th, Miami Beach, Florida, April 18-24, 1971)