ERIC Number: ED176457
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Matt: The Mentally Retarded Child in Your Classroom.
Gear, Gayle; And Others
Intended for regular class teachers, the booklet provides information to aid in mainstreaming the mentally retarded (MR) child. Sections address the following areas: reasons for mainstreaming the MR student; definition of mental retardation; assessment (areas of assessment and suggested evaluation measures, the assessment team); suggested readings for teachers and students on the retarded; personalized curricula (suggestions for instruction relating to intellectual functioning, abstract thinking, language development, physical maturation, short term memory, attention span, and self concept); and general teaching techniques for the MR child. (SBH)
Descriptors: Definitions, Diagnostic Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Instruction, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Resources, Student Evaluation, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
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 120 467-469