ERIC Number: ED079901
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
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Emotionally Disturbed: An Approach to Program Development.
Blake, Ruth; And Others
Presented are guidelines for the development of programs to serve emotionally disturbed students in Indiana. The official guidelines define the educationally handicapped and give organizational information. Stressed is the importance of understanding the disturbed child's behavior for effective teaching. Offered to help in the identification of emotionally disturbed children are a check list, a sentence completion form, multiple choice sentence completions, self-concept scales, and guides to systematic observation and recording of behavior. Discussed is the basic concept of emotional disturbance and the role of the crisis teacher with disturbed children. Recommended for the physical environment is a structured situation with minimal distraction. Suggestions are offered for beginning the day such as writing on the blackboard or working on scrapbooks. Seven curriculum types are compared in chart form in terms of goals, teacher's role, classroom orientation, structure, and available data. A resource guide lists approximately 30 sources of information, three state sources of information, five sources from which materials may be borrowed, and 10 general state resources. A bibliography lists approximately 75 readings on emotional disturbance. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: West Central Joint Services for Handicapped, Indianapolis, IN.
Identifiers - Location: Indiana