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ERIC Number: ED115030
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jan
Pages: 192
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: South Carolina Region 5 Educational Services Center, Lancaster.