ERIC Number: ED032680
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
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The Young Handicapped Child: Educational Guidance for the Young Cerebral Palsied, Deaf, Blind, and Autistic Child.
Bowley, Agatha H.; Gardner, Leslie
The different classes of handicaps, the size of the problem, the causes, and the principles and methods of psychological and educational care concerning children with partial and total blindness, cerebral palsy, deafness, or autism are discussed. Concepts treated include incidence, etiology, diagnosis, learning difficulties, social and emotional development, family attitudes and problems, and teaching methods. Also considered are occupational therapy and day versus residential schools for the cerebral palsied, language development and training of the hearing impaired, residential care for the blind, and operant conditioning with the autistic. Lists of organizations, literature, and references are provided. (RJ)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Autism, Blindness, Cerebral Palsy, Clinical Diagnosis, Educational Needs, Emotional Disturbances, Etiology, Exceptional Child Education, Family Problems, Hearing Impairments, Identification, Incidence, Language Acquisition, Neurological Impairments, Partial Vision, Reinforcement, Residential Care, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments
E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., London, England.
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