ERIC Number: ED083762
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Developing Art Experiences for the Emotionally Handicapped Child.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. for Handicapped Children.; New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services.
Presented are the proceedings of a special study institute for educators on the development of art experiences with emotionally disturbed children. The planning committee, institute faculty, program agenda, and participants are listed. Puppet presentations by emotionally disturbed children are reported to have opened the institute. Institute workshops are described for the following areas: visual arts and crafts and the emotionally handicapped child, teaching styles and videotape, art activities and the emotionally handicapped child, and electrography (creative video) with the emotionally handicapped child. The following topics are briefly discussed: the "bread and puppet theatre", art for the exceptional child, teaching emotionally handicapped children at the Doctor Franklin Perkins School, wool painting/sand painting/weaving, working with sensory-motor areas and perceptual concepts, electrography as an art medium for emotionally handicapped children, the observer and the observed in videotaping, diagnostic and remedial procedures with learning-disabled and emotionally-disturbed children, and developing art experience for emotionally disturbed boys. Evaluation of the institute by the participants is summarized. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Div. for Handicapped Children.; New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Office of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services.
Note: Highlights of the Proceedings of a Special Study Institute (January 26-28, 1972, Queens College, Flushing, N. Y.)