ERIC Number: ED064826
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Assessment of the 1969-70 ESEA Title III Project: Creating a Supportive Educational Atmosphere for Parents and Their Three to Seven Year Old Handicapped Children.
Sacramento City Unified School District, CA.
Reported was program effectiveness of an early childhood educational program designed to provide a supportive educational atmosphere to meet the educational needs of young children handicapped by deviant emotional, behavioral, educational, and neurological growth patterns. Eighteen students participated in the program with objectives of development in areas of gross and fine motor activities, comprehension and use of language, ability to function independently in social situations, and intellectual ability. General information provided for the program description included description of classes, personnel, activities, auxiliary services, and parent participation. Sources of evaluative data were staff member reports, standardized test data, behavioral and performance rating scales, and staff and parent questionnaires. Selected findings indicated that as a group, students showed an average increase in IQ scores of 18.31 points, approximately 67% of the students achieved well on behavioral and performance rating scales, program organization was adequate, and the parents thought the program was successful. Appended are two statements on creating a supportive educational atmosphere among parents and their 3 to 7-year-old handicapped children, and sample forms used in the program. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Sacramento City Unified School District, CA.