ERIC Number: ED093095
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1966
Reference Count: N/A
Problems of Mental Development of Handicapped Children. Materials for 18th International Congress of Psychology.
Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR, Moscow. Inst. of Defectology.
Presented are 46 brief statements by members of the Institute of Defectology in the Soviet Union on the psychologies of mentally retarded children, children with cerebral insufficiency, blind and partially seeing children, deaf and hard of hearing children, and speech or language handicapped children. Examples of the 14 statements concerned with the psychology of mentally retarded children are the following titles: "Mental Peculiarities of Oligophrenic [retarded] Children Having Expressed Underdevelopment of Frontal Lobes of Brain", "Peculiarities of Realizing Spatial Notions by Mentally Retarded Children", "On the Rigidity of Intellectual Operations of Oligophrenics", and "Motor Disorders in Oligophrenic Children." Two of the four statements on the psychology of children with cerebral insufficiency are titled "Concerning the Rehabilitation of Higher Cortical Functions of Children with Cerebral Palsy" and "Spatial Disturbances in Children with Cerebral Palsy." The psychology of blind and partially seeing children is the focus of eight statements such as: "Compensatory Development of Blind Children", "Peculiarities of Speech Development in Blind Primary Schoolchildren", and "Biotelemetry in Studying Physical Development of Blind Children." The following titles are typical of the statements on the psychology of deaf and hard of hearing children: "The Sensory Basis of Lipreading", "Dactylic Speech as Means of Compensation in Teaching of Deaf Children", and "Comprehensive Studies of Preschool Children with Hearing Defects." The final group of four statements is concerned with problems of logopedics. (DB)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR, Moscow. Inst. of Defectology.
Identifiers - Location: USSR