ERIC Number: ED116368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Mainstreaming in IPS.
Indianapolis Public Schools, IN.
The guide contains general information on mainstreaming the mildly handicapped child in the regular class and appropriate instructional materials and media. Topics considered include fears of educators and parents about mainstreaming, a model of a continuum for the delivery of special education services, characteristics (with corresponding educational implications) of the educable mentally handicapped child, teacher responsibility to parents and community, and the role of the media center. Listed are 21 high interest/low vocabulary reading series, 95 professional films and filmstrips, and 32 selected references on mainstreaming. Also included is a glossary of 10 terms, such as "due process" and "resource teacher." (DB)
Descriptors: Definitions, Delivery Systems, Educational Media, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Instructional Materials, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, Models, Student Characteristics, Teacher Role
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Indianapolis Public Schools, IN.