ERIC Number: ED090727
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Meeting of the Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf, Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada, April 1972).
Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf.
Presented in the proceedings of the 44th meeting (1972) of the conference of executives of American Schools for the Deaf are the program schedule, papers, presentations, and committee reports. Given are addresses such as a welcome and a response on behalf of Canadian schools. Papers included focus on preparatory programs for deaf students in postsecondary education, instructional and research programs of the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, preparation for careers, verbotonal instruction for young deaf children, employment opportunities, hereditary deafness, the emotionally deaf child, student characteristics, and developments in the Rehabilitation Services Administration and the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped that relate to the deaf. Presentations featured center on a medical team approach to education in Saint Mary's School for the Deaf (Buffalo), undergraduate and graduate programs at Gallaudet College, and the Kendall Demonstration Elementary and Model Secondary Schools. Special reports offered deal with education of the multihandicapped child, postsecondary education of the deaf in Canada, and houseparents in residential schools. Included from 10 business meetings are reports of the Council on Education of the Deaf, educational media committee, and the national office. The following are among standing committees giving reports: interagency affairs, membership, public relations, deaf blind children, and deaf retarded children. Appendices contain materials such as the official roster, constitution, bylaws, and a list of meetings from 1968 to 1972. (MC)
Descriptors: Administration, Career Education, Communication Skills, Conference Reports, Deafness, Exceptional Child Education, Government Role, Graduate Study, Hearing Impairments, Interdisciplinary Approach, Postsecondary Education, Research and Development Centers, Special Schools, Undergraduate Study
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf.