ERIC Number: ED047463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
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Proceedings of a Special Study Institute for Tennessee Educators of Visually Handicapped Pupils (Louisville, Kentucky, April 21-23, 1969).
Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville.
Presented are the proceedings of the Institute held to provide public day school personnel (teachers, administrators, and materials center personnel) with an opportunity to study methods of locating, acquiring, and utilizing materials for visually handicapped students. Recent research, new materials, and information from materials centers and commercial resources were reviewed. Papers and presentations included briefly review programs for the visually handicapped in Tennessee and describe the organization and services of the American Printing House for the Blind (Louisville, Kentucky), where the Institute was held. Other papers treat the use and coordination of services of instructional materials centers, current projects for development of materials (school readiness materials, and use of simple machines), three research projects at the American Printing House, reading and listening comprehension, and basic precepts in the teaching of the visually handicapped. (KW)
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Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Dept. of Education, Nashville.