ERIC Number: ED088273
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
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SHARE: Guidelines for Speech and Hearing Alliances in Research and Education.
American Speech and Hearing Association, Washington, DC.
Described is the SHARE Project (speech and hearing alliances for research and education) which involves cooperation of university staff members, school supervisors, and teachers of the hearing impaired and clinicians in seeking solutions to problems in training, research, and school language/hearing/speech service programs. It is noted that undergraduates and the 16,500 clinicians with bachelors and masters degrees need a quality career education to meet needs of more than the 50% of children with communicative disorders now being served. Described is development of the alliance system in 29 regional workshops during 1971-1972 for school speech pathologists, audiologists, university personnel and state consultants. Noted is the role of the American Speech and Hearing Association to assist school districts, universities, and state departments of education in establishing formal alliances. Discussed are participating groups such as school speech pathologists; purposes such as planning for school related research; the structure involving a coordinator; regional alliances comprising several universities and school districts; and organizational structure including a state alliance coordinating team. Listed are goals and objectives such as development of uniform procedures for evaluating children's progress in therapy. Noted are different kinds of alliances such as an interstate alliance located on a state border. Funding possibilities are given to include school districts' budgets for items such as education and research planning, local service groups, and private foundations. Other aspects considered include evaluation through questionnaires, times for meetings such as after school, and periodic changes in objectives and procedures. (MC)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Speech and Hearing Association, Washington, DC.