ERIC Number: ED107038
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Resource Guide: Specific Learning Disabilities: A Guide for Teachers and Administrators, State of Mississippi.
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Div. of Instruction.
Designed for teachers and administrators in Mississippi, the resource guide provides basic information relating to the education of children with specific learning disabilities (SLD). Federal and Mississippi state laws and policies relating to SLD children are explained. A model is presented dealing with instructional aims and learning processes related to receptive, associative, and expressive language. Guidelines for organizing a resource room for LD programs discuss suggestions for physical facilities, ways of encouraging parent cooperation and involvement, means of providing school personnel wtih program information, and scheduling procedures for coordinating the resource room with the regular school program. Diagnosis and evaluation are considered, and an annotated list of diagnostic tests which includes publishers' addresses is provided. Numerous samples of curriculum activities are outlined, each of which specifies the learning modality, the learning channel, the developmental area, the behavioral objective, sequential enabling activities, and necessary materials or references. A chart of curriculum materials indicates the area to which the materials pertain (such as reading or mathematics), the type and level of the materials, the price, and the publisher. A brief resource guide is included. (GW)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson. Div. of Instruction.