ERIC Number: ED223048
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Wessex Studies in Special Education.
Jackson, Robin, Ed.
The document presents 10 papers addressing special education programs in Wessex, England, and reviews of 11 books dealing with special education for disabled children. Papers have the following titles and authors: "The Development of New Services for Mentally Handicapped People in Horticulture and Agriculture" by D. Carter and A. Carter; "HANC--Hampshire New Curriculum" (a curriculum for clients of the Adult Training Center) by M. Shackleton-Bailey; "The Meaning and Significance of Curative Education" (a description of the Camphill Communities program which serves handicapped children in a family-style setting) by N. Hoffman; "In on the (1981 Education) Act" (a bill which introduced a new broad definition of children with 'special educational needs') by J. Rozenberg; "The Need for a Functional Philosophy of Rehabilitation" (a discussion of the need for a philosophy of rehabilitation that is both progressive and dynamic in its day-to-day operation) by C. Macfarlane; "What's So Special about Special Needs?" (focusing on the similarities as well as differences in the experiences and expectations of families with young handicapped and nonhandicapped children) by M. White; "'Police Week' in a Special School" (a program to develop in secondary aged special education children an understanding of the reasons why there are rules, laws, and police force) by C. Gardiner; "Integration in Oxfordshire" (a discussion of the success of a mainstreaming program at Alvescot School) by M. Burnham; "An Introduction to the Wessex Reading Analysis" (designed to provide an instrument to evaluate reading skills of elementary age children) by G. Hughes; and "In-Service Training for Special Education" (a discussion of the problems involved in providing inservice training) by J. Hosegood. A series of reviews of books published in 1981 and 1982 complete the document. (SW)
Descriptors: Adults, Agriculture, Community Programs, Curriculum, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Relationship, Foreign Countries, Horticulture, Inservice Teacher Education, Legislation, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Program Descriptions, Reading Tests, Rehabilitation, Special Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: King Alfred's Coll., Winchester (England).
Identifiers: England (Wessex)