ERIC Number: ED028584
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
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Brain Damage in School Age Children.
Haywood, H. Carl, Ed.
The product of a professional workshop, 10 papers discuss brain damage. An introduction to clinical neuropsychology is presented by H. Carl Haywood. A section on neurological foundations includes papers on the organization of the central nervous system by Jack T. Tapp and Lance L. Simpson, on epilepsy by Angela T. Folsom, and on organic language disorders in children by Kathryn Barth Horton. Aspects of psychological diagnosis considered are the use of psychological tests in diagnosis by Homer B. C. Reed, Jr., and screening children through the laboratory method by Luciano L'Abate. Approaches to treatment are included in a discussion of educators and minimal brain dysfunction by Lloyd M. Dunn, in a summary of the literature on behavior disorders in brain injured children by Gary M. Clark, and in a review of the theories and methods of Doman and Delacato by Charles W. McDonald. An annotated bibliography on anoxia by Harry Lewis is also included. (RJ)
Descriptors: Aphasia, Case Records, Cerebral Dominance, Clinical Diagnosis, Epilepsy, Exceptional Child Education, Identification, Language Handicaps, Learning Disabilities, Minimal Brain Dysfunction, Motor Development, Neurological Impairments, Neurology, Perceptual Handicaps, Physiology, Psychological Testing, Seizures, Teaching Methods, Testing
The Council for Exceptional Children, NEA, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 (HC $5.50 paper; $6.50 cloth).
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Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.