ERIC Number: ED034385
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
The Modification of Educational Equipment and Curriculum for Maximum Utilization by Physically Disabled Persons. Educational and School Equipment for Physically Disabled Students.
Yuker, Harold E.; And Others
Special education and school equipment for handicapped students, particularly for those in wheel chairs, are outlined with suggestions for increasing the quality and effectiveness of special education instruction. Guidelines are given for the provision of an adequate learning environment for handicapped students. Special furniture and equipment is discussed including--(1) tables and desks, (2) bookcases and storage cabinets, (3) chalkboards, (4) audiovisual and communication aids, and (5) mobility and postural equipment. Equipment needs in the different physical and functional areas within the school discussed included--(1) classrooms and laboratories, (2) cafeterias, and (3) recreational facilities. A reference list and appendix are included. (TG)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Auditoriums, Chalkboards, Communication (Thought Transfer), Dining Facilities, Educational Equipment, Educational Facilities, Facility Requirements, Furniture, Gymnasiums, Handicapped Students, Handicrafts, Library Facilities, Mobility Aids, Physical Disabilities, Science Facilities, Special Education, Special Schools, Study Facilities, Wheelchairs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Resources Center, Albertson, NY.