ERIC Number: ED199988
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Too Late at Eight: Prevention and Intervention, Young Children's Learning Difficulties.
Atkinson, Joan K., Ed.
The report contains 15 papers given at a 1979 Australian conference on prevention and intervention with young children at risk of developmental and learning difficulties. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Prevention and Early Amelioration of Developmental and Learning Disabilities: Progress, Problems and Prospects" (W. Apelt, J. Atkinson); "Prevention and Intervention: An Educational Pespective" (H. McGrady); "Prevention and Intervention: A Medical Perspective" (W. McBride); "Prevention and Intervention: A Social-Psychological Perspective" (B. Watts); "Intervention for the Severely and Profoundly Handicapped" (R. Andrews); "The Parents' Role in the Development of Language" (C. Isbister); "Parents as Continuing Support in Special Education" (G. Ashby); "The Chance and Quality of Survival of Low Birth Weight Infants (LBW)" (D. Tudehope); "The Development of High Risk and Pre-Term Infants" (Y. Burns); "Non-Cognitive Factors in Children's Learning" (L. Gow, J. Ward); "Unwillingly to School--Motivational/Emotional Factors as an Impedance to Classroom Learning in Young Children" (H. Connell); "An Australian Developmental Screening Record: The Developmental Record for Infants and Young Children (DRIYC)" (B. Burdon); "Training Parents as Remedial Reading Tutors" (T. Glynn, et al.); "Learn to Play--Play to Learn" (J. Calder); and "Evaluation and Assessment of Communication Disorders" (N. Slorach). Also provided are a list of contributors, a listing of the conference workshops, and a list of the working parties. Appended is a description of the focus and content of conference workshops. (DB)
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Problems, Foreign Countries, Infants, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Medical Services, Motivation, Parent Role, Perinatal Influences, Play, Prevention, Remedial Reading, Severe Disabilities, Special Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Queensland Univ., Brisbane (Australia). Fred and Eleanor Schonell Educational Research Centre.
Identifiers: At Risk (for Handicap); Australia; Developmental Record for Infants Young Children