ERIC Number: ED032696
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
The Design of a Pre-School "Learning Laboratory" in a Rehabilitation Center.
A developmental setting for multi-handicapped preschool children and the physical layout of the classroom are described. Photographs and drawings of specially designed educational equipment, such as a shallow sand and water table adapted for wheelchair-bound children and an adjustable easel that allows armless children to paint with their feet, show the use of the materials and their design construction. Commentary is included which describes the function and purpose of each learning material along with the history of the school, its medical setting, and the educational philosophy of the program. (WW)
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Classroom Furniture, Design Requirements, Educational Facilities, Exceptional Child Education, Facilities, Facility Requirements, Furniture Design, Instructional Materials, Offices (Facilities), Physical Disabilities, Preschool Children, Space Utilization, Special Health Problems
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York Univ., NY. Medical Center.