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ERIC Number: ED171057
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Pages: 68
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
The Residential School: A Dinosaur of the Past or a Catalyst for Constructive Change.
Gallagher, Jack R.; And Others
The document contains six papers on the use of residential schools as a resource for meeting the needs of handicapped children and adults. The following titles and authors are included: "The Residential School as a Research and Demonstration Center--An Untapped Resource" (J. Gallagher); "Serving the Needs of the Low Incidence Handicapped in an LEA (Local Education Agency): Some Problems and Solutions" (M. Seaborne); "The First 150 Years: A Historical Perspective" (J. Gallagher); "The Resident School, A Comprehensive Child Study Center: Statewide Ramifications" (R. Millard); "The Growing Needs of the Adult Handicapped--Meeting the Challenge of the 80's" (R. Bremer); and "Legal Changes in Children's Constitutional Rights" (W. Spencer). Among the topics addressed are the role of the residential school in training public school personnel and others to effectively provide services to the sensory impaired, mentally handicapped; cooperative planning between LEAs and residential schools; the diverse forces, pressures, and influences on the residential school; the advantage of shared services between public schools and residential programs in providing educational services to handicapped children; the needs of, attitudes toward, and a model for serving the handicapped adult; and court cases affecting recent changes in children's constitutional rights. (SBH)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention, The Council for Exceptional Children (57th, Dallas, Texas, April 22-27, 1979, Session TH-57)