ERIC Number: ED079890
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Exemplary Programs for the Handicapped. Volume III. Early Childhood Education, Case Studies.
Warner, Donna; And Others
Described are eight early childhood education progrms for handicapped children selected as exemplary because of elements worthy of further study or replication. Each program (in the form of a case study) is presented in terms of program operations, notable features, people, evaluation, recommendations, and informational sources. Described are the following programs: Chapel Hill Training/Outreach Program (Chapel Hill, North Carolina) offering training and technical help in curriculum methods and materials to educators of young handicapped children; Magnolia Preschool Program (Magnolia, Arkansas) serving 30 5-year-olds with an emphasis on early intervention and integration into regular classes; Model Preschool Program (Seattle, Washington) using behavior modification in individualized programs for handicapped children from birth to 6 years; PEECH Project (Champaign-Urbana, Illinois) serving 3- to 5-year-old multiply handicapped children with notable parent program and dissemination activities; Preschool and Early Education Project (Starkville, Mississippi) using its own curriculum and methodology with 4- to 7-year-olds; Portage Project (Portage, Wisconsin) applying a prescriptive, hehavioral curriculum to training parents to teach their children; Rutland Center (Athens, Georgia) utilizing a psychoeducational approach with emotionally or developmentally disturbed children; and UNISTEPS Project (Minneapolis, Minnesota) stressing family involvement with hearing impaired children from birth to 6 years. (See EC 052 242, EC 052 243, and EC 052 245 for further information). (DB)
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Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Task Force on Dissemination.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers - Location: Arkansas; Georgia; Illinois (Champaign); Illinois (Urbana); Minnesota (Minneapolis); Mississippi; North Carolina; Washington (Seattle); Wisconsin