ERIC Number: ED179039
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings: Workshop for Serving the Deaf-Blind and Multihandicapped Child: Identification, Assessment, and Training.
Southwestern Region Deaf-Blind Center, Sacramento, CA.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
The document contains 11 papers presented at a workshop sponsored by the Southwestern Region Deaf-Blind Center on the identification, assessment, and training of the deaf blind and multiply handicapped child. Entries include the following titles and authors: "Auditory Assessment of the Multihandicapped Deaf-Blind Child" (auditory evaluation of children with hearing, vision, and other handicaps) by R. Sweitzer; "The Deaf-Blind Child as a Visually Functioning Person" (visual functions, physiology, and assessment) by R. Seelye; "Multiple Handicaps: A Developmental Approach to Their Assessment" (biological and environmental determinants of handicaps) by V. Holm; "Corrective Therapy for the Deaf-Blind and Multihandicapped Individual: Identification, Developmental Assessment, and Training" (definitions and procedures of corrective therapy, application of medically oriented physicial education principles) by G. Granberry; "Communication with Deaf-Blind Children" (communication needs and sign language) by M. Sternberg; "A Total Approach for Increasing the Quality of Life for the Visually and Auditorily Impaired Child" (a method of assisting the primary caretaker in the role of teacher) by S. Meyer; "Parent Counseling" (techniques in parent counseling and the roles of the professional) by B. Mills; "Medical Crisis Intervention" (health professionals and the interdisciplinary team, and management of medical problems in the classroom) by P. Ziring; "Fine Motor Skills for the Classroom" (developmental steps of the motor skills) by G. Granberry; "Hospital Stimulation Programs" (educational services in hospitals for deaf blind and multihandicapped preschoolers) by M. Appell; and "Therapy Techniques with Deaf-Blind Children" (roles of the occupational and physical therapists) by B. Scanlan. (SBH)
Descriptors: Auditory Evaluation, Communication Skills, Conference Reports, Deaf Blind, Elementary Secondary Education, Etiology, Hospital Schools, Identification, Intervention, Medical Services, Motor Development, Multiple Disabilities, Parent Counseling, Preschool Education, Severe Disabilities, Therapy
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Southwestern Region Deaf-Blind Center, Sacramento, CA.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.