ERIC Number: ED179040
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the National Deaf-Blind Educational/Rehabilitation Exchange.
Southwestern Region Deaf-Blind Center, Sacramento, CA.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
The document contains seven papers from the National Deaf-Blind Educational/Rehabilitation Exchange involving parents, teachers, and rehabilitators of deaf blind persons. In the keynote address "The Challenge of Creating Rainbows," R. Kinney comments on the declaration of rights of the deaf blind person adpoted by the Helen Keller World Conference on Services to Deaf Blind Youths and Adults. Measures designed for evaluating the deaf blind multiply handicapped child are briefly reviewed by B. Sims-Tucker in "Assessment of Deaf-Blind Children in Retrospect.""Professional Burn-Out" by L. Spaniol addresses the problems of frustration, anger, and fatigue encountered in the helping professions; while "What is Prevocational Training?" by T. Lockett and "Prevocational Programing for the Low Functioning Deaf-Blind Child" by G. Stone address the development of prevocational programs. Accomplishments and services of the Helen Keller National Center are outlined in "Current Services for the Deaf-Blind and Some Thoughts Toward Meeting Future Needs" (L. Bettica) and "Developing Resources for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults" (D. Wyrick). (SBH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses
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.
Note: For related information, see EC 121 995.