ERIC Number: ED028579
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968-Aug-31
Reference Count: N/A
Diagnostic and Clinical Services Center for Hearing Impaired Children. Interim Report.
Chicago Board of Education, IL.
A description is provided of a summer project devoted to planning a high school for the hearing impaired, recruiting staff, preparing facilities, and commencing diagnostic and clinical services. Objectives are listed and the following problems are considered; selection of clientele to be served, contact with parents, and number of children seen; deveopment of a model for diagnostic and clinical services dealing with sensory abilities, mental ability, personality and emotional adjustment, motor ability, ability to communicate, social factors, interest pattern, aptitudes and special abilities, and a diagramed model; organization of personnel; and role descriptions of the project director, clinician, social worker, instructor of manual communication, clinical psychologist, educational psychologist, clinical audiologist, vision technician, and bus driver. Results of the project are discussed in terms of the type of appointment and diagnostic testing. A program evaluation suggests changes, followup activities, and potential effect. Photographs are included; an appendix contains a client evaluation form, a parent inventory, a summary and teacher questionnaire, and a letter to parents. (RJ)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Aptitude, Auditory Evaluation, Clinical Diagnosis, Clinics, Communication Skills, Deafness, Emotional Adjustment, Exceptional Child Services, Hearing Impairments, Identification, Intelligence, Interpersonal Competence, Partial Hearing, Professional Personnel, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Referral, Staff Role, Student Interests, Testing
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Springfield.
Authoring Institution: Chicago Board of Education, IL.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title VI