ERIC Number: ED116404
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Adaptive Education and Program Components for the Trainable Mentally Retarded in California Public Schools.
Edwards, James C.; Templeton, Virginia
Described in the booklet are program guidelines for serving trainable mentally retarded students in California public schools. Considered are the effects of changing public attitudes and legislation on program development, and reviewed are legal provisions regarding financing, identification, assessment, and placement of trainable mentally retarded students. A section on physical facilities covers such aspects as location and building characteristics. Analyzed are general characteristics of trainable retarded pupils, and suggested are criteria for instructional grouping. Discussed are essential training goals, including development of personal and social competency, and specific curriculum planning areas, such as self-help and communication skills. Program evaluation components are said to include assessments of products and the delivery system. (CL)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administration, Building Design, Curriculum Design, Educational Programs, Exceptional Child Education, Guidelines, Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Program Design, State Legislation, State Programs
California State Education Department, State Education Building, 721 Capitol Mall, Sacramento, California 95802 ($0.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau for Mentally Exceptional Children.
Identifiers - Location: California