ERIC Number: ED033491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
Mental Retardation, Selected Conference Papers.
Scheerenberger, R.C., Ed.
A compilation of selected papers includes the following: comprehensive diagnostic services; pediatric aspects of diagnosis; psychological evaluation of the severely retarded; use of social competency devices; diagnosis of the adult retarded; programing for the severely retarded; nursery school experiences for the trainable; a practical approach to teaching; behavior shaping with the severely retarded; development of communication skills; a speech, language, and hearing program; arts and crafts with preschool children; music activities; activity programs; recreation; and educational evaluation. Also discussed are these topics: medical considerations; the role of the nurse; public health services; pastoral care; boarding home provisions; social services in residential care facilities; a volunteer program in a residential facility; transportation facilities; developing community services; planning local services and programs; programing and the public schools; the needs of the retarded program planning, and satellite programs in rural areas; a project in Wisconsin; and diagnosis and followup in non-metropolitan areas. (RJ)
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Behavior Change, Communication Skills, Community Services, Cooperative Programs, Evaluation Methods, Exceptional Child Education, Foster Family, Handicrafts, Identification, Institutionalized Persons, Medical Evaluation, Mental Retardation, Nursery Schools, Program Development, Religious Education, Rural Areas, Teaching Methods, Tests, Transportation, Volunteers
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Public Health Service (DHEW), Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. of Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities, Springfield.