ERIC Number: ED176490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Interdisciplinary Use of Art, Music and Literature in Habilitation of the Young Handicapped Child.
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Based on a 1978 workshop at the University of Wisconsin, the book discusses the use of art, music, and literature in the habilitation of young handicapped children, and presents specific art, music, and literature activities for use with such children. The first half of the book consists of workshop background and presentations, and addresses such topics as occupational therapy in rehabilitation, creative expression through rhythm for young children, using children's literature, suggested materials for art activities, art and the young child, and the roles of occupational therapists, physical therapists, and communicologists. A developmental curriculum for social and emotional growth is also presented. The second half of the book consists of the art, music, and literature activities, which include such things as making murals, making mosaics with aquarium gravel, marble painting, straw painting, playing drums, singing various songs, playing maracas, making up and reciting poems, reading and acting out stories, and playing rhyming games. (DLS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.