ERIC Number: ED065951
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Apr
Reference Count: 0
An Educational Program for Multi-Handicapped Children.
Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, CA.
Described in depth is an educational program for multiply handicapped children aged 3 to 8 years as it is now operating and a model program which explains what a school district, county or other agency can do to develop and install a program for multiply handicapped children. Program description includes information on philosophy of program operation, statement of operational goals (which include professional decision making, staffing, specialists and consultants, and information exchange), diagnostic classroom, educational goals (which include socialization, daily living skills, motor development, perceptual abilities, and language development), profile scales, numerous practical guidelines for the teacher in a variety of learning experiences, program planning, use of media with handicapped children, materials and equipment, facilities, and organizational procedures. A majority of children in the program were diagnosed as products of a pregnancy complicated by maternal rubella. The program is thought to be generally successful. Description of program model consists of three sections on total educational program, personnel for implementing program, and contexts in which program is operated. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Handicapped Children and Youth.
Authoring Institution: Los Angeles County Superintendent of Schools, CA.