ERIC Number: ED116416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Replication of an Inter-Disciplinary Approach to Early Education of Handicapped Children 0-3 Years.
Smiley, Constance J.; And Others
Presented is the guide to the Illinois project entitled "An Inter-Disciplinary Approach to Early Education of Handicapped Children Ages 0 - 3 Years" which includes information on funding and public awareness, diagnosis and evaluation, child development-home program, speech and language, structuring the day program, job descriptions and training, and parent involvement. It is explained that physically handicapped, developmentally delayed or retarded, speech and hearing impaired, behaviorally or emotionally disturbed, and multiply handicapped children are provided complete evaluation services and the following program options: 0-3 homebound program, public school early education programs, nursery schools, other agency day programs, allied agency's developmental training program, out patient occupational therapy, and out patient physical therapy. Reported are statistics showing rises in mean percentage of functioning (functional level divided by chronological age) between first and last testing for program participants. Provided are charts, forms, outlines, and diagrams for such program components as personnel, developmental evaluation, hearing tests, observational guidelines, behavioral objectives, developmental tasks, vocabulary lists, language evaluation tools, language definitions, guidelines for class organization and management, job descriptions, summaries of inservice training experiences, and outlines for parent groups. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: United Cerebral Palsy of Northwestern Illinois, Peoria.; Peoria Association for Retarded Citizens, IL.
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