ERIC Number: ED213213
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Readings: Developing Arts Programs for Handicapped Students.
Kearns, Lola H., Ed.; And Others
The 23 papers were written by staff and consultants of the Arts in Special Education Project of Pennsylvania, a program to provide assistance to educators in the development of appropriate quality arts programing for handicapped students. After two overview papers, the papers are grouped by category--art, dance, drama, and music. Papers have the following titles and authors: "What Is An Arts Program?" (B. Roehner); "Handicapping Conditions and Their Effect on the Child's Ability to Create" (C. Kunkle-Miller); "Art in Special Education" (S. Lyons); "Art and the IEP" (S. Aach); "Visual Arts Experiences for Socially Maladjusted/Emotionally Disturbed Children" (B. Chernin); "Art and Group Dynamics in the Classroom" (R. Hays); "Art--Many Options for Creative Activity" (C. Battaglini, N. Wert); "Group Development and Socialization Through Movement" (E. Samuelson); "Developmental Movement as a Tool for Teaching the Handicapped" (B. Carpenter); "Cognitive Development and Movement" (L. Thierry); "Creative Dance/Movement--In Search of Goals" (J. Quinn); "Movement--Some Ideas for Getting Started" (S. Bridges); "Creative Dance/Movement in Special Education--A Case in Point" (E. Tropea); "Drama/Expressive Play in the Special Education Classroom" (E. Lilley); "Dramatics--Center Stage in the Education of the Deaf" (R. Nowell); "Theatre Movement for the Blind and Visually Impaired--Two Summer Sessions" (F. Feighner); "Mine in Education--A Developmental Process" (L. Kearns, et al.); "Music--An Integrative Approach to learning for the Severely and Profoundly Retarded" (P. Boone);"Music and the Child with Specific Learning Disabilities" (C. Briggs); "The Musical Characteristics of Mildly and Moderately Retarded Children" (K. Bruscia); "Music and the Physically Disabled Child" (G. Karr); "The Emotionally Disturbed Child and Music" (P. Simpkins); and "Opportunities for Growth--Music in the Education of Sensory Impaired Students" (M. Ditson). (DB)
Descriptors: Art Education, Blindness, Cognitive Development, Creative Development, Dance, Deafness, Disabilities, Drama, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Individualized Education Programs, Learning Disabilities, Mild Mental Retardation, Movement Education, Music, Pantomime, Physical Disabilities, Severe Mental Retardation, Theater Arts, Visual Arts
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Special and Compensatory Education.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Curriculum Services.; Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit 13, Lancaster, PA.