ERIC Number: ED065945
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings on Early Education of Handicapped Children.
United Cerebral Palsy Association, New York, NY.
The conference reports on early education of handicapped children includes nine major papers on aspects of early childhood education. First explained is the objective of the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped during the 1970's, followed by a paper that emphasizes the need for help for the child who has suffered early developmental disruption. The discussion on curriculum and evaluation development as a process for learning focuses on helping the child achieve his potential and on preventing secondary deficits. Elements of teacher accountability in program development and curriculum development for early childhood education of multiply handicapped children are covered in three papers. The next two papers discuss the mission of providing an early education, the government role, and child advocacy to various extents. Then explained is a service approach toward the improvement of programs for individuals with neuro-motor and sensory handicaps in addition to mental retardation. The Nassau preschool program for multiply handicapped children is described to be highly motivating for the children. Financing of educational programs, with emphasis on the federal level, is the last discussion. The remainder of the report concerns educational models from zero to 5 years of age. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Handicapped Children and Youth.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. for Handicapped Children.
Authoring Institution: United Cerebral Palsy Association, New York, NY.