ERIC Number: ED069059
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
A Plan for Itinerant Educational Consultant Services for Preschool Visually Handicapped Children.
Allegheny County Schools, Pittsburgh, PA. Exceptional Children's Program.
Examined is a 2 year program in which itinerant teachers provided preparatory educational experiences to preschool visually handicapped children and demonstrated specific educational techniques to parents. Explained are: procedures of identification, referral, interviewing and instruction; use of paraprofessionals, mobility specialists, and student teachers; and the development of a toy library where entries were catalogued according to age levels and developmental goals. Children are identified according to diagnosis, age at time of report, number of itinerant teacher visits, disposition, and cooperating agency. Six case studies which include reports of mobility students, instructional aides, or nursery school teachers are presented. (GW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Authoring Institution: Allegheny County Schools, Pittsburgh, PA. Exceptional Children's Program.