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ERIC Number: ED144276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Helping Teacher Program.
Austin Independent School District, TX.
Described is a program in which two special education teachers from the Austin Early Childhood Special Education Program served as helping teachers with mildly handicapped kindergarten and first grade children in regular classes. It is explained that the goals of these helping teachers were to identify children with learning and/or behavior problems and to provide direct services to them and to their teachers. Noted are the types of assessments made, and touched upon are other activities, including coordinating services for students and disseminating a monthly newsletter. More than half of the document is devoted to nine appendixes, including sample referral and lesson plan forms. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Austin Independent School District, TX.