ERIC Number: ED061699
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: 0
Selected Convention Papers: Special Education -Strategies for Educational Progress.
Council for Exceptional Children, Arlington, VA.
Presented is a collection of 70 short papers (conference reports) on special educational needs for handicapped and gifted children. Representative topics among 12 papers on the gifted are anatomy of education for the gifted, implications of qualitative assessment of intelligence and creativity, and employment status and characteristics of high school dropouts of high ability. Of 14 papers on mental retardation, selected topics include application of language and communication models in programs for trainable retarded, communication needs and programs in mental retardation, and a comparison of normal and subnormal subjects using visual structured categorization tasks. Representative topics from 10 papers on communication disorders are hearing assessment of neurologically impaired children, counseling parents of preschool hearing impaired children, and vocational information for intellectually slow deaf adults. Six papers then discuss behavioral disorders in the emotionally disturbed child, followed by 10 papers on different aspects of learning disabilities. Then presented are two papers on visual impairment, three papers on preschool programs, three papers on administration, two papers on teacher education, four papers on international aspects of special education, and four concluding general papers. (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 (44th, Toronto, Canada, April 17-24, 1966)