ERIC Number: ED057554
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Professional Preparation of Teachers of the Multiply Handicapped with Special Concern Directed Toward the Child with Both Auditory and Visual Impairments. Proceedings of the Special Study Institute (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 28 - August 6, 1971).
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.; Pittsburgh Univ., PA. School of Education.
The summary of the 6-week Special Study Institute, which provided professional preparation for teachers to work with children with both auditory and visual handicaps, reports selected examples of various aspects of the total program. As part of the Institute, a 4-week short-term educational program was provided to multiply handicapped children. The summary offers an overview of the activities of the Institute and a brief description of the children and their educational programs. Reviewed are the content of the instructional program for teachers, the educational and residential aspects of the demonstration program for the children, and the case histories of the 12 children involved. Appended is an extensive manual for the development of self-help skills in multiply handicapped children. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.; Pittsburgh Univ., PA. School of Education.