ERIC Number: ED333663
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Texas School for the Deaf: A New Resource Role for the Center-Based School.
Sallop, Marvin B.; And Others
This report describes the expansion of services by the Texas School for the Deaf, as it develops the Educational Resource Center on Deafness to serve students and professionals throughout the state. The Center provides service functions in the following nine areas: statewide assessment center for the hearing impaired (including comprehensive student assessment and specific area diagnostic evaluation); curriculum/materials (e.g., captioned films, instructional television, and school publications); parent and family education (parent-infant home training and family counseling); public information (deaf awareness and information/referral); sign language and interpreting services; specialized programs and services (summer programs and the State Deaf Youth Convention); staff and professional development (training workshops and technical assistance); community education programs and services (adult basic education and continuing education); and research and development. Services are provided both on campus and off campus and are coordinated by the Center Coordinator. (DB)
Descriptors: Community Programs, Curriculum, Deaf Interpreting, Deafness, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Centers, Inservice Education, Instructional Materials, Parent Education, Program Development, Residential Schools, Resource Centers, Services, Sign Language, Special Education, Special Schools, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Educational Resource Center on Deafness TX; Texas School for the Deaf
Note: Paper presented at the International Congress on Education of the Deaf (17th, Rochester, NY, July 29-August 3, 1990).