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ERIC Number: ED105675
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-Oct
Pages: 11
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Reference Count: 0
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Individualizing Instruction for Handicapped Children.
Dirr, Peter J.; Laughlin, C. Ann
The author discusses the concepts of individualized instruction and regular class the questionable validity of intelligence and achievement tests used for placement are instruction procedures are based, such as commitment and sensitivity to others' needs, and educational decisions which affect the individualization of instruction, such as the selection of objectives. Eight school conditions (such as diversified materials to suit each child's needs) considered appropriate for facilitating individualized instruction are outlined. The need to reexamine the concept of special classes for handicapped students is stressed, and six factors which have provided motivation for mainstreaming (including the questionable validity of intelligence and achievement tests used for placement are pointed out. (LS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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