ERIC Number: ED231134
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Integration of Dependent Handicapped Classes into the Regular School.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Guidelines are provided for integrating the dependent handicapped student (DHS) into the regular school in Alberta, Canada. A short overview comprises the introduction. Identified are two types of integration: (1) incidental contact and (2) planned contact for social, recreational, and educational activities with other students. Noted are types of personnel involved and four considerations in student placement. Seven suggestions are made for preparing the handicapped student for integration, such as meeting in all school assemblies as an early integrated activity. Among five suggestions offered for preparing regular students for integration are inservice talks by related personnel such as nurses. Teachers are advised to prepare in seven ways, including using films and appropriate learning kits. Among seven suggestions made for preparation of aides is inservice training by a physiotherapist. Outlined briefly are suggestions to establish good staff relationships, arrange for visits to classes for DHS, and provide for use of physical facilities. (MC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Note: For related documents, see EC 152 504-511.