ERIC Number: ED085926
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Autism: Proceedings of Annual Meeting of the National Society for Autistic Children (4th, June 22-24, 1972, Flint Michigan).
National Society for Autistic Children, Syracuse, NY.; National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.
Presented are proceedings of the 4th annual (1972) meeting of the National Society for Autistic Children including 11 papers given at the meeting. Listed are officers and board members of the society, the convention committee members, and recipients of citations and awards. The president's report notes past goals, accomplishments, and future goals; and the text of a resolution urges federal involvement in the needs of autistic children. The papers address the following topics: a 1972 progress report on child priority (keynote address); a community based therapeutic program; research progress in areas of vitamins, hypoglycemia, and food intolerances; a description of the Flint, Michigan program which coordinates community services with the educational system; problems in the modification of verbal behavior; a hospital based therapeutic nursery program; a prevocational training program; work with autistic children in the United Kingdom; an interview with a rehabilitated autistic adult; perceptual development in autistic children; and a followup study of childhood schizophrenia. (DB)
Descriptors: Autism, Community Programs, Conference Reports, Early Childhood Education, Emotional Disturbances, Exceptional Child Education, Exceptional Child Research, Followup Studies, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Nutrition, Perceptual Development, Prevocational Education, Program Descriptions, Schizophrenia, Verbal Operant Conditioning
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Society for Autistic Children, Syracuse, NY.; National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Bethesda, MD.