ERIC Number: ED111491
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Oct-1
Reference Count: 0
Pittsburgh Area Preschool Association Publication: Selected Articles (Volume 8, No. 1-4).
Frank, Mary, Ed.
This compilation of short reports distributed to preschool teachers in the Pittsburgh area covers four main topics: (1) Adoption (2) Expressive Art Therapy, (3) The Infant, and (4) Learning Disorders in Young Children. The adoption section includes reports pertaining to the adoption process in Pennsylvania, adoptive parents' legal rights, medical and psychological issues in adoption, and the importance of parent/child interaction in cognitive development. The expressive art therapy section includes suggestions for some specific therapeutic uses of drama, art, music and dance activities with normal, disturbed, and handicapped children. The infant section contains discussions of topics dealing with early language acquisition, a psychoanalytical approach to infancy, sensorimotor development, high-risk infant survivals, and developing stimulating home environments for infants. The last section, which pertains to learning disorders in young children, includes information on minimal brain dysfunction, sensorimotor disabilities in preschool children and infants (including remediation activities), speech and language disability identification, hyperactive children and stimulant drugs, the value of play as treatment, and dealing with learning disorders in the classroom. (ED)
Descriptors: Adoption, Art Activities, Art Therapy, Cognitive Development, Early Childhood Education, Educational Diagnosis, Emotional Development, Handicapped Children, Infant Behavior, Infant Mortality, Infants, Language Acquisition, Learning Disabilities, Motor Development, Parent Child Relationship, Remedial Programs, Student Teacher Relationship
Publication Type: Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Area Preschool Association, PA.