ERIC Number: ED144331
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jan
Reference Count: 0
A Handbook on Secondary Programs for the Learning Disabled Adolescent: Some Guidelines.
Ensminger, E. Eugene, Ed.
Provided is a handbook on establishing educational programs for the learning disabled adolescent which resulted from a seminar involving secondary level educators. An introductory section provides background information and a summary of the other five sections. Section II on qualifications of secondary learning disability personnel is noted to reflect the personnel qualities (such as knowledge of remedial techniques) expressed by participants in the seminar, comments made by other teachers, and suggestions in the literature. Section III provides information on screening of students suspected of having specific learning disabilities, informal assessment procedures, and a listing of formal tests which commonly have been used in diagnosing learning disabilities in adolescents. Suggested in Section IV are alternative strategies for aiding the student in acquiring the expected content of the high school curriculum. Offered in Section V are guidelines for promoting positive interaction among the professionals that are typically involved in administering, coordinating, and implementing educational programs for the learning disabled high school student. A final section provides a suggested format for an inservice session for secondary teachers. (SBH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Curriculum Design, Identification, Informal Assessment, Inservice Teacher Education, Learning Disabilities, Program Development, Program Guides, Screening Tests, Secondary Education, Teacher Developed Materials, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Guides, Teamwork
Georgia Association for Children with Learning Disabilities, P.O. Box 29492, Atlanta, Georgia 30359 ($0.90)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia State Univ., Atlanta. Dept. of Special Education.
Note: For related information, see EC 102 453