ERIC Number: ED115059
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Equal Education Opportunity for All the Visually Handicapped.
Association for Education of the Visually Handicapped, Philadelphia, PA.
The booklet contains 12 selected papers on equal educational opportunity for visually handicapped (VH) children that were presented at the 52nd biennial conference (June, 1974) of the Association for Education of the Visually Handicapped. Included are presentations on the following: the history and concept of equal educational opportunity (B. Lowenfeld), competencies needed by teachers of VH students who may also have specific learning disabilities (J. McCarthy), assessing the chronological development of VH children's spatial concepts (K. Szatlocky), a comparative study of cognitive development among blind and sighted students (K. Simpkins and B. Stephens), new directions in services for VH infants and preschoolers (J. Brown), preschool children's cognitive characteristics (M. Poulsen), methods and materials for teaching elementary school students to read with the Optacon (G. Lutz), closed circuit television as a low-vision reading aid (R. Schnur et al), the use of compressed speech and a listening skills training program with handicapped students (A. Connor), career education and the handicapped (K. Hoyt-also see EC 073 115), career education for the VH (J. Best), and the impact of the Supplement Security Income Program upon rehabilitation of blind or disabled individuals (F. Crawford). (LH)
Descriptors: Career Education, Closed Circuit Television, Cognitive Development, Concept Formation, Conference Reports, Educational Needs, Educational Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Exceptional Child Education, Infants, Learning Disabilities, Listening, Low Vision Aids, Maturation, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments, Young Children
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Education of the Visually Handicapped, Philadelphia, PA.