ERIC Number: ED079899
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Trainable Mentally Retarded: An Approach to Program Development.
Blake, Ruth; And Others
The program development guide for teachers of trainable mentally retarded (TMR) children and adolescents, 5- to 21-years-old, includes Indiana State guidelines, information on the TMR population, suggestions for instructional programs, evaluation tools, and informational sources. Specified by guidelines are TMR children's right to instruction, eligibility, and such requirements pertaining to program planning as grouping arrangement, class size, or use of paraprofessionals. Defined are mental retardation and the subcategory of the TMR, and briefly described are developmental characteristics of TMR persons. Included for instructional program development are objectives, and discussions on perceptual development, evaluation selection procedures, precision teaching curriculum planning, and such specific instructional areas as music, art, language, and cognitive, and motor development. Approximately 19 evaluative tools, such as checklists, scales, and tests, are described (sources are given). Listed are sources for books on language disorders, equipment and supplies, and records; and given are locations of five instructional materials centers in Indiana; national and state agencies and associations; and periodicals. Additionally supplied is a list of activity curriculum guides (addresses included). (MC)
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Authoring Institution: West Central Joint Services for Handicapped, Indianapolis, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana