ERIC Number: ED132784
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
The Concept of Mainstreaming: A Resource Guide for Regular Classroom Teachers.
Grotsky, Jeffery N., Ed.; And Others
Intended for regular classroom teachers, the guide provides information on the educational needs of exceptional children who will be mainstreamed into the regular classroom. Data is presented in the form of answers to 35 questions which cover the following areas: definition and purpose of mainstreaming; developing student instructional programs; ways to handle social problems; referral procedures; treatment of students with medication; identification of and assistance with motor difficulties, auditory perceptual difficulties, and visual perceptual difficulties; suggestions for developing a mathematics program; commercially available criterion-referenced or concept-referenced tests for mathematical diagnosis; and the parent-teacher relationship. Also provided are a list of recommendations regarding parent counseling and an outline with information on visual perception, auditory perception, perceptual integration, language, and gross and fine motor skills. (SBH)
Descriptors: Drug Therapy, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Education, Handicapped Children, Individualized Programs, Mainstreaming, Mathematics, Parent Counseling, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Referral, Social Problems, Student Evaluation, Teacher Role, Teaching Guides
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.