ERIC Number: ED036941
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: 0
An Adaptive Playground for Physically Disabled Children with Perceptual Deficits; The Magruder Environmental Therapy Complex.
Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL.
Designed as a specialized play area for physically handicapped preschool children with perceptual deficits, The Magruder Environmental Therapy Complex (ETC) is described as a means to create an environment in which these children could function freely. Pictures are used to show children using the equipment and the architectural aspects of construction. A brief summary, the problem defined, the goal of ETC, the basic perceptual motor experiences of ETC, principal features of ETC and physical problems, testing plans designed to evaluate the effects of ETC, and early observations by teachers, therapists and aides indicating the benefits of the free, unstructured play area are detailed. (WW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL.