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ERIC Number: ED079900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Pages: 18
Abstractor: N/A
Physical-Multiple Handicapped: An Approach to Program Development.
Blake, Ruth; And Others
Presented are Indiana state guidelines for the development of programs to serve physically and multiply handicapped students. Given are definitions and eligibility requirements for special class placement. Characteristics and classifications of cerebral palsy, cardiac disorders, and convulsive disorders are described. A glossary of 27 terms such as seizure and reflex is offered. Questions are offered to aid in the establishment of program objectives. Discussed are the following eduational aspects: behavior disorders (such as distractibility and perseveration), self care, communications, writing, intellectual functioning, and classroom management. Considered in a section on the environmental learning center is room design, furniture, blackboards, acetate boards, wheelchairs, and braces. A resource guide lists approximately 35 books or sources of further information. Also listed are names and addresses of 15 Indiana agencies serving the handicapped. State guidelines and the educational implications for the multiply handicapped child are briefly noted. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
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Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Central Joint Services for Handicapped, Indianapolis, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana