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ERIC Number: ED135164
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Pages: 35
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
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Development of a Milieu Intervention Program for Treatment of Emotionally Disturbed Deaf Children.
Edelstein, Terry
Described is a milieu intervention scheme for treatment of disturbed deaf children (6-18 years old) in a residential school for the deaf. It is noted that the program sought to develop respect and awareness of the self and social group within the security of a specially adapted environment and to support reintegration into the social, academic, and vocational mainstream. Implementation is reported to involve the development of a therapeutic milieu providing: (1) individual and small group intervention daily with the therapist, in a resource center; and (2) selected integration in the mainstream supported by weekly consultations with the integrating staff. Strengths and weaknesses of the program are discussed, and sample evaluation forms are included. (Author/SBH)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Paper presented at the Orthopsychiatric Workshop on Deafness (Washington, D.C., May 18-19, 1976)