ERIC Number: ED115068
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Fostering Positive Attitudes Toward the Handicapped In School Settings.
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Special Education Instructional Materials Center.; City Univ. of New York, NY. Hunter Coll. Special Education Development Center.
Provided are the proceedings of the Special Study Institute conference on Fostering Positive attitudes Toward the Handicapped in School Settings sponsored by the Division for Handicapped Children of the New York State Education Department. Presentations include the following topics: rationale for the conference (by Samuel Wallach); a review of theory and research on reactions to the handicapped (by Steven A. Richardson); television and attitudes toward the handicapped (by Robert M Liebert); the development of receptivity toward labeled children (by Ellen B. Barnes); supporting teachers for change (by Peter Knoblock); some curricular experiences for children (by Elizabeth Pieper); a curriculum fostering positive attitudes toward the handicapped (by Shirley Cohen); and the handicapped in children's literature (by Barbara H. Baskin). Reports from the area planning groups are summarized; and appendixed are results of an evaluation of the Special Study Institute, addresses of participants, a selected bibliography of professional references and children's literature (117 entries), and a selected bibliography of multimedia materials (34 entries). (SB)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Bibliographies, Books, Childrens Literature, Conference Reports, Curriculum, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Instructional Materials, Labeling (of Persons), School Role, Social Attitudes, Special Education Teachers, Television
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany. Special Education Instructional Materials Center.; City Univ. of New York, NY. Hunter Coll. Special Education Development Center.
Identifiers - Location: New York