ERIC Number: ED025070
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Special Education Programs Within the United States.
Jones, Morris Val, Ed.
Twenty-two special education programs in the United States are described. Diagnostic centers and special schools discussed are the Institute for Childhood Aphasia, California programs for orthopedically handicapped children, the experimental education unit of the University of Washington Mental Retardation and Child Development Center, the Phoebe A. Hearst Preschool Learning Center, the Devereux Schools, the Cove Schools, and the Marianne Frostig Center of Educational Therapy. Programs for communication disorders are reported, including the John Tracy Clinic, the residential school, and Gallaudet College for the deaf and hard of hearing; the Cleveland and Bill Wilkerson Hearing Centers; the Institute of Logopedics for those with communication disorders; the Sutter Diagnostic and Treatment Center for psychiatric, social, speech, and hearing services for children; the associate guidance, hearing, psychology, reading, and speech clinics of the California State College at Los Angeles; and the Easter Seal Society for Crippled Children and Adults. City, county, and state programs in special education detailed are those in the New York City public school system, San Mateo and San Diego counties, California, Connecticut (a regional program), and the Perkins School for the Blind. (JD)
Descriptors: Aphasia, Blindness, Child Development Centers, Clinics, Communication Problems, Deafness, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Services, Gifted, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Preschool Education, Residential Institutions, Schools, Special Schools, Speech Handicaps, State Programs, Urban Programs
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