ERIC Number: ED112630
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Please Know Me As I Am: A Guide to Helping Children Understand the Child with Special Needs.
Cleary, Margaret E.
Presented is a guide for teaching elementary school children to understand classmates and others with special needs which was developed as a result of a project involving 16 classroom teachers and a nurse consultant in developing an exemplary program. Listed are concerns frequently voiced by teachers such as a child asking embarassing questions. Described in terms of course instruction and teacher application are curriculum methods which include group discussions, field trips, and inviting guests with special needs. Also noted are curriculum materials such as reading and audiovisual aids. Children's drawings and comments are included in each curriculum section. Provided are appendixes with information on 145 resource agencies, 90 books appropriate for children in grades K-8, 26 pamphlet sources, and 26 audiovisual materials. (SB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC. Div. of Developmental Disabilities.; Massachusetts State Dept. of Education, Boston.
Authoring Institution: Sudbury Public Schools, MA.