ERIC Number: ED098779
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
Handbook for Learning Centers.
Norwalk Board of Education, CT.
The handbook for learning centers contains guidelines, forms, and supplementary information to be used with all children identified as having a learning disability, mild retardation, or sensory deprivation in the Norwalk, Connecticut public schools. It is stressed that the learning center should provide supportive services for at least 35 minutes daily to handicapped children enrolled in regular classes. Among items included in the handbook are screening and program planning information; referral forms; a flow chart for special education services; a definition of the learning disabled; an outline of the normal developmental sequence from 4 to 12 years of age; an explanation of tests such as the Stanford Binet, the Wechsler, the Peabody, and the Bender Gestalt; a sample profile sheet based on the Osgood-Wepman model; diagrams of learning centers; a listing of materials, equipment, and resource personnel; a glossary; both practical and professional bibliographies; and remediation guidelines for perceptual areas based on the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Norwalk Board of Education, CT.