ERIC Number: ED153439
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-May
Reference Count: 0
Blind Children in Mental Retardation Facilities.
Rogow, Sally M.
The paper reviews problems and challenges in serving blind children in mental retardation facilities. Incidence figures for institutionalized blind multiply handicapped children are cited, and problems of assessing such residents are seen to include uneven development and lack of standardized evaluation measures. The impact of ward management and ward living is examined. Suggestions for normalizing the residential experience are made. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention, The Council for Exceptional Children (56th, Kansas City, Missouri, May 2-5, 1978, Session F74)