ERIC Number: ED056459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Handbook for Teaching Emotionally Handicapped Children.
The handbook is intended to assist school districts in Arizona establish effective educational programs for emotionally handicapped children. Information on policies for initiation, organization, and operation of programs is provided, as are recommendations for academic programing, use of ancillary personnel, and behavior management techniques. Basic considerations in establishing a program which are discussed include self-contained and resource programs, teacher and teacher aide selection, physical facilities, and grouping. The examination of selection procedures and personnel needed covers various facets of screening and evaluation and the involvement of school personnel in the screening process. A suggested program for the emotionally handicapped, which emphasizes academic and social skills, presents suggestions on preparatory steps, pupil evaluation, curriculum, motivation, class management, intervention methods, and phasing children into the regular program. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Special Education.