ERIC Number: ED100108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: N/A
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Programming for the Language Disabled Child: Booklet 4: Functional Approach to the Evaluation of Materials.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
The booklet describes a functional approach to evaluation of instructional materials which resulted from Project CHILD, a research effort to validate identification, intervention, and teacher education programs for use with language disabled children. Explained is a summer training program for teachers in the evaluation of materials which stressed identification and remediation of weaknesses in terms of the auditory and visual processing disabilities differentiated by the Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities. Examples of record cards used by teachers in material evaluation are included. Presented in chart form are disability characteristics, general teaching techniques, and related tests for handicaps in the following areas: auditory reception, auditory association, verbal expression, grammatic closure, auditory sequential memory, auditory closure, sound blending, visual reception, visual association, visual closure, and visual sequential memory. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities