ERIC Number: ED115030
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Reference Count: 0
The Resource Room: An Access to Excellence: A Comprehensive Manual for Program Development and Implementation.
South Carolina Region 5 Educational Services Center, Lancaster.
The manual provides guidelines for development and implementation of a resource room for learning disabled (LD) students. Topics covered include: school district readiness and the roles of district office personnel; professional preparation of the resource and regular classroom teacher; referral and screening procedures (including placement committee responsibilities); resource room organization and curriculum (including record keeping); reporting student progress; use of volunteers; parents of the LD student (including suggestions for organizing parent groups and a parents' reading list); behavior control techniques (such as behavior modification, contingency contracting and drugs); and evaluating the resource unit. The title, description, instructional level, and publisher are listed for over 70 instructional materials in the following areas: equipment, language arts, reading comprehension, mathematics, visual perception, auditory perception, and eye-hand coordination. A major section of the document consists of recommended techniques for remediation of visual discrimination, visual-motor coordination, auditory discrimination, language, sight vocabulary, phonetics, word attack skills, oral reading, spelling, handwriting and related motor skills, math, and coping skills. Appendixes include a list of audiovisual materials for teachers and forms for referral and for the principal's evaluation of a resource unit. (LS)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education, Guidelines, Identification, Instructional Materials, Learning Disabilities, Parent Role, Program Development, Records (Forms), Referral, Resource Room Programs, Resource Teachers, Student Evaluation, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Volunteers
S.C. Region V Educational Services Center, 102 East Arch Street, Lancaster, South Carolina 29720 ($5.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Region 5 Educational Services Center, Lancaster.