ERIC Number: ED022315
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1965
Reference Count: 0
An Architectural-Educational Investigation of Education and Training Facilities for Exceptional Children (National Education Association, Washington, D.C., September 9-10, 1965).
Abeson, Alan; Ackerman, Paul
The proceedings of a conference called to institute a dialogue between the architectural and educational professions are summarized. Areas considered include deterrents to efficient dialogue, the need for research, parameters of research (foundational questions; flexibility; furniture, materials, hardware, and teaching equipment; information transmission), 23 suggested educational needs of exceptional children with as many suggested architectural solutions, and building designs for these children following and resulting from the conference. (Author/JD)
Descriptors: Architecture, Building Design, Children, Classroom Design, Conference Reports, Design Requirements, Disabilities, Educational Facilities Design, Educational Needs, Environmental Influences, Equipment, Exceptional Child Education, Facilities, Flexible Facilities, Furniture, Interdisciplinary Approach, Research Needs, School Buildings, Student Needs
The Council for Exceptional Children, NEA, 1201 16th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036.
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.