ERIC Number: ED100095
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Dissemination of Mental Retardation Services and Treatment Through Recruitment and Training of Rural Area Teachers, 1972-1973. Director's Report.
Morrey, James G.
Presented is the final report of a 5-week training program in principles and methods of teaching the mentally retarded for six regular teachers residing in rural areas of Idaho. The program included 4 hours of practicum experience daily and 2 hours of academic training on topics such as task analysis and prescriptive teaching. Listed are technical competencies required of trainees such as sequencing a program aimed at behavioral treatment. A major program objective is provision of services to preschool and school handicapped children in remote areas by the trained teachers. Appended are data on Idaho geographic regions and special education programs, a course syllabus and a listing of the handouts, a trainee evaluation summary, and an example of a criterion referenced daily exam. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southeast Idaho Child Development Center, Pocatello.