ERIC Number: ED108442
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
A Review of Research: Implications for the Head Start Handicapped Effort.
Syracuse Univ., NY. Div. of Special Education and Rehabilitation.
Reviewed is research in early childhood and special education said to have potential relevance for the development of Head Start services for handicapped children. Discussed is research over the past 15 years in two main areas: preschool intervention programs, and critical issues affecting the development of handicapped children and their families. Conclusions are summarized such as that recent preschool and intervention studies have attempted to place greater emphasis on a more total family and community involvement, and that most preschool intervention programs have excluded multiply handicapped and demonstrably disabled children. Implications of the research are seen to include the need for Head Start programs to provide services for handicapped children and their families at much earlier ages, and the need for development of a realistic, manageable pedagogy for integrated preschool programs. (LS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Syracuse Univ., NY. Div. of Special Education and Rehabilitation.