ERIC Number: ED231129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
The Physically/Medically Handicapped Student in the Regular Classroom.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
The guide outlines modifications, adaptations, and social interaction approaches for school staff to use with physically handicapped and regular students in integrated classrooms in the province of Alberta, Canada. Guidelines are provided for the following main categories and subsets (in parentheses): lifting and transferring techniques (methods of lifting, preparation for a lift and transfer, and the standing transfer); positioning techniques (such as alternate sidelying) for the student to attain maximum potential and prevent development of deformities; activities of daily living (feeding, toileting, dressing, using mobility aids); nonverbal communication (using typewriters, writing aids, communication boards, and technical aids such as the Canon Communicator, a miniature typewriter); interaction with nonhandicapped students (using media, roles and techniques of therapists, and simulation exercises); and modifications of buildings (parking lot, walks, ramps, entrances/exits, washrooms, and classroom work surfaces). A short reference list is provided. (MC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Note: For related documents, see EC 152 505-511.