ERIC Number: ED109874
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Early Childhood Education for Diversely Handicapped Children.
Discussed in the handbook is a noncategorical, interdisciplinary approach to the provision of special education programs and services for handicapped children, 3-to 5-years-old. Among the topics covered are the importance of early intervention; communication and language development; educational intervention (including teaching methods for visually impaired, hearing impaired, and mentally retarded children as well as the therapeutic and instructional functions of play); screening and evaluation (including normal growth patterns in such areas as conceptual, motor, perceptual and social development); and parents' role. Specific information concerning exceptional child services, state legislation, and teaching policies and procedures is provided for Illinois. Also listed are instructional materials sources; periodicals pertaining to special children; early childhood books and pamphlets available from the Instructional Materials Center of the Illinois Department for Exceptional Children; and inservice films, kits, filmstrips, and recordings. (LH)
Descriptors: Blindness, Exceptional Child Education, Exceptional Child Services, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Handicapped Children, Hearing Impairments, Instructional Materials, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intervention, Language Acquisition, Mental Retardation, Parent Role, Play, Preschool Education, State Legislation, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction, Springfield. Dept. for Exceptional Children.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois