ERIC Number: ED035126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
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Handbook for Teachers of the Educable Mentally Retarded.
Hamilton County Public Schools, Cincinnati, OH.
The philosophy of special education for the educable mentally handicapped is defined by the Hamilton County (Ohio) school system; state standards for special units for the educable are detailed in the areas of general organization, eligibility, class size and age range, housing and equipment and materials, program, and teacher qualification. Information is also given on instructional materials centers, student referral and placement, and policy for inclusion in speech therapy. In addition, the County's special education teachers are identified, the calendar for the 1969-70 school year is provided, goals of the curriculum committee are presented, and professional organizations and conventions are named. The work study area is then detailed with information given on its nature and its coordinator as well as the following: the senior evening seminar, reporting procedures, postgraduate followup, change of job procedures, and legal aspects of employment. Further information concerns special community agency resources, suggestions for making job placement contacts, coordinator meetings, extended summer services, parent conferences, and policy on late entrants into work study. Eighteen work study forms are also provided. (JD)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, County School Districts, Educational Programs, Employers, Exceptional Child Education, Instructor Coordinators, Job Placement, Labor Legislation, Learning Resources Centers, Mental Retardation, Parent Teacher Conferences, Program Administration, Records (Forms), Services, Special Classes, Speech Therapy, State Standards, Student Placement, Vocational Education
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Authoring Institution: Hamilton County Public Schools, Cincinnati, OH.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio