ERIC Number: ED176485
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Mar-31
Reference Count: N/A
County Agents for Children. Final Report. Part II. Helping Children Effectively. A Guide to Volunteers.
George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nashville, TN. John F. Kennedy Center for Research on Education and Human Development.
Based on the experiences of a child advocacy project in Tennessee entitled County Agents for Children, the booklet presents a guide to help identify the needs of specific children, and to assist child advocate volunteers and other community personnel in meeting these needs. The focus is on children whose learning speed or physical development is slowed or delayed. Aspects covered include the developmentally delayed child, individualized instruction, legislation for education of the handicapped, toilet training, parental denial of a problem, places to look for needy children, parents' rights, troubled teenagers, the juvenile offender, communication problems, listening, sexual development, mental retardation and prejudice, adult activity centers, deviancy, normalization, state agencies, and crisis management. (DLS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Mental Health (DHEW), Rockville, MD.
Authoring Institution: George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nashville, TN. John F. Kennedy Center for Research on Education and Human Development.