ERIC Number: ED179033
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Fact Sheets from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children: 1978 Series.
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Information Center on Exceptional Children.
A series of six fact sheets giving basic information on specific subjects of interest to those working with handicapped and gifted children. The fact sheets, developed by the ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children during fiscal year 1978, are designed in a question/answer format and have resource references. Following are the topics of the fact sheets (with sample subtopics in parentheses): children on medication (administration of medicine in school, alternatives to drug therapy treatment for hyperactivity and learning disabilities); definition of a handicapped child (including deaf, deaf-blind, hard of hearing, mentally retarded, multiply handicapped, orthopedically impaired, other health impaired, seriously emotionally disturbed, specific learning disability, speech impaired, visually handicapped); least restrictive environment (federal laws, placement considerations); being at ease with handicapped children (focus of concern, how to handle tantrums); competency testing for handicapped children (definition, policy formulation); and rights of the handicapped (laws, protection of rights). (PHR)
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Definitions, Drug Therapy, Educational Legislation, Emotional Adjustment, Equal Education, Handicapped Children, Mainstreaming, Minimum Competency Testing
ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 (Any 5 Fact Sheets $1.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Information Center on Exceptional Children.
Note: For related materials, see EC 121 325-328