ERIC Number: ED177759
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Feb-23
Reference Count: 0
A Summary of a Conference to Analyze Language Review Findings. Final Report.
Rehab Group, Inc., Arlington, VA.
The report summarizes a 1976 conference designed to analyze the findings and recommendations of three studies of language development in young handicapped children. It is explained that project directors and language researchers attended the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped - sponsored conference. A summary of conference discussion is presented on the findings and recommendations from a Boston University study on assessment instruments; a University of Kansas study on the assessment of language-related skills of pre-linguistic children, and establishment of a computer based storage and retrieval system for language literature; and a study at George Peabody College of a model of valid language approaches for clinicians. Suggestions regarding areas of future research, methodologies, and procedures are discussed regarding three areas: language acquisition and care-giver/child interactions, intervention strategies with handicapped children, and design of assessment instruments and procedures. (CL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rehab Group, Inc., Arlington, VA.