ERIC Number: ED176456
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Billy: The Visually Impaired Child in Your Classroom.
Gear, Gayle; And Others
Intended for regular class teachers, the booklet provides information to aid in mainstreaming the visually impaired (VH) child. Sections address the following areas: characteristics of the VH child (legal and educational definitions, common visual defects, etiology); identification and signs of visual problems (warning symptoms); the vision specialist and assessment team; behavior patterns (suggestions for teaching the VH child); and special equipment and resources (writing equipment, mathematics equipment, and audio aids and reading materials). (SBH)
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Definitions, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Identification, Mainstreaming, Resources, Sensory Aids, Student Characteristics, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments
The Interrelated Teacher Education Project, The University of Alabama, Birmingham, Alabama 35294
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Alabama Univ., Birmingham. School of Education.
Note: For other booklets in the series, see EC 120 467-470