ERIC Number: ED168240
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Sep-1
Reference Count: 0
State of the Art Literature Review on the Mainstreaming of Handicapped Children and Youth.
Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.
The report presents a state-of-the-art literature review on the mainstreaming of handicapped children and youth. An overview of mainstreaming is presented, along with an historical perspective that includes discussions of such aspects as legal impetus and reaction to labeling. Methodological issues considered include the presence of intervening variables, the over-generalization of findings, and the presence of undefined and vague variables. Among the useful findings on mainstreaming reviewed are successful assessment methodology, optimal administrative procedures, and optimal teaching procedures. Some implications of the research reviewed are covered, including such issues as who benefits from mainstreaming and what its costs are. Non-mainstreamed programs designed for handicapped preschoolers are also considered, including state legislated and grassroots programs. Surveys of the incidence of handicapped children aged 0-5 are also covered. A bibliography is included. (DLS)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.
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