ERIC Number: ED161714
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
A Working Conference on Science Education for Handicapped Students: Proceedings (April 3-5, 1978).
Hofman, Helenmarie, Ed.
This conference attempted to assess the state of the art and develop recommendations for new directions in science education and careers in science for the handicapped student. Panel discussions were held on such topics as: (1) attitudinal barriers and other obstacles to handicapped students; (2) current practices relating to all physical handicaps; (3) mainstreaming and the law; (4) current practices related to auditorially handicapped students; (5) visually handicapped students; (6) science education, the handicapped, and careers; (7) orthopedically handicapped students; and (8) science careers for handicapped students. Through working sessions the conference participants developed a position statement of science education for the physically handicapped student. Recommendations for action are addressed to various groups. (Author/BB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.
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