ERIC Number: ED055387
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Introduction to Young Exceptional Children: A Guide for Paraprofessionals. Vol. 1, No. 6.
The guide presents, in simple language, a basic introduction to exceptional children for paraprofessionals. Outlined are some of the basic needs of exceptional children, including needs which he has in common with all children. Presented are three examples of children with various handicaps to show who exceptional children are. Progress in caring for and educating handicapped children is noted and the eight major categories into which special education has classified these children are defined (mentally retarded, visually handicapped, aurally handicapped, physically handicapped, speech impaired, special health problems, emotionally disturbed, and learning disabled). (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Dept. of Special Education.