ERIC Number: ED145608
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
State of the Art: Perspectives on Serving Deaf-Blind Children.
Lowell, Edgar L., Ed.; Rouin, Carole C., Ed.
Provided is a collection of 23 papers on current services for deaf-blind individuals with four sections on background information, medical and diagnostic perspectives, home visitation and parent counseling, and other topics which include research, program evaluation, and legislative and legal action. Among the entries included are the following titles and authors: "A History of Centers and Services for Deaf-Blind Children" (R. Dantona); "Primary and Secondary Prevention of Deaf-Blindness" (P. Ziring and L. Cooper); "The Opthalmologist and Educator--Their Interactions in the Care of the Deaf-Blind Child" (A. Murphree); "Case Finding and Referral" (P. Mershon); "Infant Stimulation Programing for the Deaf-Blind" (M. Appell); "Vocational Rehabilitation for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults" (L. Bettica); "Training of Personnel" (V. Hart: "Research Needs in the Area of the Deaf-Blind" (W. Blea and D. Overbeck); "Touch Communication" (R. Kinney); and "The Current Status of Information and Service Resources for Deaf-Blind Persons in the United States in 1975" (L. Alonso). Also provided are a list of annual directories, a directory of resources, and tables on the regional centers serving deaf-blind children, the federal network of media services, the resource centers network, and public health, educational, information, and financial assistance resources. (SBH)
Descriptors: Anthologies, Clinical Diagnosis, Deaf Blind, Delivery Systems, Exceptional Child Services, History, Identification, Information Dissemination, Legislation, Medical Evaluation, Multiple Disabilities, Nonverbal Communication, Parent Counseling, Prevention, Professional Training, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation, Research Needs, State of the Art Reviews, Stimulation, Student Evaluation
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.