ERIC Number: ED119444
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
The Logan School Motor Development Program for the Deaf-Blind and Sensory Impaired.
Logan, Thomas E.
Presented are numerous motor development activities for sensory impaired, severely and profoundly mentally retarded, and multiply handicapped mentally retarded students of all ages. Background information is provided on program objectives and administration, the multiply handicapped child, motor development, and methods of movement training. Activities for locomotion-mobility, manipulation, stability, and perceptual-cognitive skills are included in the categories of motor development, general movement, and early developmental training. Specific objectives are given along with unit introductions and individual activities. Sample activities include stair walking, jumping from a height, tumbling, and following an obstacle course. In a final chapter communication is discussed in terms of listening activities, manual signs for movements and directions, and the factor of sound. (Author/LS)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Communication Skills, Deaf Blind, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Mental Retardation, Motor Development, Multiple Disabilities, Perceptual Development, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for the Retarded of Saint Joseph County, Inc., Southbend, IN.; South Bend Community School Corp., IN.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to marginal reproducibility of original document