ERIC Number: ED107044
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
The Resource Room: A Practical Approach to Providing Instruction for Mildly Handicapped Children.
South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia.
Briefly explained are the concept, goals, function, and programing of the resource room approach to providing supplementary instructional support for mildly handicapped children. Noted in an operational mechanics section are facilities needed and procedures for initial referral, student identification and evaluation, scheduling, and reporting student progress. Listed are 52 instructional materials and equipment which have been used successfully in resource rooms, teaching competencies (such as the ability to assess students' educational needs), and potential problems (such as helping regular classroom teachers to accept the resource program). Defined are criteria for state reimbursement of resource room teachers in South Carolina. Appendixes contain definitions of educable mentally handicapped, emotionally disturbed, and learning disabled pupils; information on screening and evaluation procedures; and forms for initial pupil referral and program evaluation. (LH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: South Carolina State Dept. of Education, Columbia.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina