ERIC Number: ED105681
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Curriculum Guide for Early Education of the Handicapped; Summer Sessions, 1973-1974.
Shick, Richard L., Ed.; Stitch, Thomas F., Ed.
Presented is a curriculum guide for preschool handicapped children revised by a summer workshop group of 30 teacher trainees. Part One is an overview of basic considerations in developing, organizing and administering early childhood programs. Provided are checklists for identifying such handicaps as behavior disorders, learning disabilities and mental retardation. In addition to suggested activities for toddlers and infants, Part Two details a competency based curriculum outline for preschool handicapped children in the areas of self help, language development basic information and vocabulary, personal social behavior, perceptual motor performance, number concepts and creative development. Contained in Part Three are selected resources (including books, pamphlets and materials, journals, films and sample forms) for preschool staff. Appended are tables and figures providing such information as a continuing of services and a delivery model for comprehensive services to preschool handicapped children. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Special and Compensatory Education.
Authoring Institution: Mansfield State Coll., PA. Dept. of Special Education.