ERIC Number: ED161198
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Code of Ethics and Competencies for Teachers of Learning Disabled Children and Youth.
Kansas Univ., Kansas City. Medical Center.
Presented are a code of ethics and competency statement developed to provide a structure for upgrading of professional services afforded learning disabled individuals. It is recommended that the code of ethics be used as a basis for conceptualizing appropriate educational practices for the learning disabled. It is explained that the code pertains to standards in the delivery of service, welfare of the individual served, research and publications, and tests and materials. The competency statements are broken down into general knowledge, assessment, and instruction for the following 11 areas: oral language, reading, written expression, spelling, mathematics, cognition, behavior management, counseling and consulting, career and vocational education, education operations, and historical-theoretical perspectives. Included in the competency standards are all aspects of the assessment, instructional management, and consulting skills now deemed necessary for successful practice in any role function in the field. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Kansas City. Medical Center.