ERIC Number: ED164108
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Mainstreaming Preschoolers: Children with Emotional Disturbance. A Guide for Teachers, Parents, and Others Who Work with Emotionally Disturbed Preschoolers.
Lasher, Miriam G.; And Others
This guide to mainstreaming emotionally disturbed preschoolers is one of a series of eight manuals on mainstreaming preschoolers developed by Project Head Start. The guide is addressed to parents, teachers, and other professionals and paraprofessionals. Chapter I presents information on the meaning, benefits and implementation of mainstreaming and discusses the role of the teacher in mainstreaming. Chapter II discusses local and regional resources and provides information on specialists (psychologists, pediatricians, etc.) who work with emotionally disturbed children. Chapter III focuses on parent teacher cooperation in developing a program for the handicapped child. Chapter IV discusses the definition of emotional disturbance as well as problems related to the diagnosis and referral of emotionally disturbed children. Chapter V describes the effects of five common categories of emotional disturbance on the preschooler's functioning in the areas of self-concept, social, speech and language, motor, and cognitive development. Chapter VI focuses on planning, arranging classrooms and teaching mainstreamed emotionally disturbed children. Chapter VII presents information on professional sources of help. Notes on screening and diagnosis are appended. (CM)
Descriptors: Aggression, Anxiety, Child Development, Emotional Disturbances, Handicapped Children, Hyperactivity, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Mainstreaming, Parent Education, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Postsecondary Education, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Role, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 017-092-00036-7, $3.50)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Contract Research Corp., Belmont, MA.