ERIC Number: ED072569
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Diagnosis and Evaluation of Deaf-Blind Children, Report of Workshop Proceedings (Denver, Colorado, February, 17-18, 1971).
Moriarty, Donald F., Ed.; And Others
The eight major papers from the Workshop on Diagnosis and Evaluation of deaf-blind children focus upon the roles of various professionals who may be involved with deaf-blind children at the diagnostic stage. Topics covered in the role of the pediatrician in diagnosis and evaluation of the deaf-blind child, the role of the ear specialist (otolaryngologist or otologist), the ophthalmologist's role, audiological evaluation of the deaf-blind child, psychoeducational assessment, speech and language assessment and development, the role of physical and occupational therapists, and the role of social work in assessment of the family and crisis intervention procedures for counseling parents of deaf-blind children. Also included in the conference proceedings are the reports of discussion groups focusing on the papers' topics. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mountain-Plains Regional Center for Services to Deaf-Blind Children, Denver, CO.; Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver.