ERIC Number: ED073600
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
"Multi-County Diagnostic-Instructional Program for Young Deaf Children" (Serving Lee, Collier, Hendry and Charlotte Counties).
Lee County Board of Public Instruction, Fort Myers, FL.
Described is a 1 year program designed to provide a sequential diagnostic-instructional program for 16 young deaf and hearing impaired children in four Florida counties. Objectives of the program are said to have included the development of language and communication skills, inservice education for staff members, parent activities to encourage better home training, purchase of special equipment and materials, renovation of facilities, and use of consultant services for inservice education and evaluation. An overall objective is given to have been the children's acquisition of readiness skills for an academic program with sufficient diagnostic-prognostic information to determine appropriate future programing. Photographs throughout the report illustrate program activities. Included are evaluation forms used in the program such as weekly reports, an aural developmental checklist, a behavioral checklist, and a guide to structured observation for parents. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee.
Authoring Institution: Lee County Board of Public Instruction, Fort Myers, FL.