ERIC Number: ED061696
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Reference Count: 0
Selected Convention Papers: Perspectives in Theory and Practice.
Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Presented are 59 short, selected convention papers (conference reports) on different aspects of educational needs for handicapped children. Representative topics include the Warren Project on effectiveness and feasibility of early admission to school for mentally advanced children, sheltered workshops for the trainable mentally handicapped, the school's responsibilities and resources for the neurologically impaired, reading instruction in the psychiatric schoolroom, current developments in research on the comprehension of rapid speech, the use of eye reports for statistical purposes, a vocational readiness project for young handicapped students in New York City, the influence of sociopathy on children's reactions to reading instruction, aspects of enrichment in more effective teaching practices for exceptionally talented children, Peabody College research on the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities, higher standards and better professional training for teachers of homebound and hospitalized children, retention in educable retarded and normal subjects as a function of amount of original training, preparation of teachers for exceptional children, and curriculum goals for the homebound and hospitalized. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Note: Papers presented at the Annual CEC Convention (41st, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 16-20, 1963)