ERIC Number: ED172500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Exceptional Child Education at the Bicentennial: A Parade of Progress. Revised Edition.
Jordan, June B., Ed.
Thirteen author-contributed papers, interviews, and discussions focus on historical trends in the education of handicapped children and youth. The first section provides three perspectives on the status of exceptional child education through interviews with members of Congress (J. Randolph, H. Williams, C. Perkins, And A. Quie), the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (E. Martin, and J. Harvey), and The Council for Exceptional Children (W. Geer and P. Jones). The second section presents the following eight papers: "Especially for Special Educators: A Sense of Our Own History (B. Aiello); "The Early Years: Prologue to Tomorrow" (W. Abraham); "Great Moments in the History of The Council for Exceptional Children" (F. Lord); "Parent Groups: Their Role in a Better Life for the Handicapped" (L. Cain); "Special Education Research: Retrospect and Prospect (H. Prehm); "The Past is Prologue: Teacher Preparation in Special Education" (F. Connor); "Law, Litigation, and Handicapped Children" (J. Melcher); and "Who Are All the Children?" (W. Lance). A current awareness paper prepared by The Council for Exceptional Children for the White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals completes the text. (CL)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children, History, Interviews, Parent Role, Teacher Education, Trend Analysis
The Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales Unit, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 (Publication No. 145, $5.5.0)
Publication Type: Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
Note: A Product of the ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children ; Some small print and photographs may not reproduce clearly