ERIC Number: ED181677
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: N/A
Severely Handicapped/Hearing Impaired Community Oriented Teacher Training for Adolescents. Inservice Manual.
Pawelski, C. E.; Groveman, A. B.
The document provides information on the Lexington School for the Deaf inservice training project, COTTA (Community Oriented Teacher Training for Adolescents), which stresses techniques for working with severely handicapped/hearing impaired (SH/HI) adolescents in a community based, urban environment, teacher/counselor model. Part I contains an overview of the training program with sections describing the National Training Consortium and the COTTA Project, including charts which outline input, process, and output of the various COTTA components. Sections in Part II on the direct service program address the following areas: the Secondary Individualized Learning Center (which is based on the teaching of independent living skills and prework skills to SH/HI students), viewpoints of the teacher/counselor, program administration, staff roles, intake and admission criteria, parents, ancillary personnel, and the general intake process. Among appendixes are sample forms and checklists. (SBH)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Programs, Deafness, Delivery Systems, Hearing Impairments, Inservice Teacher Education, Models, Program Descriptions, Secondary Education, Severe Disabilities
SH/HI COTTA Project, Lexington School for the Deaf, 30th Avenue and 75th St., Jackson Heights, NY 11370 ($2.00, to cover the cost of mailing)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Lexington School for the Deaf, New York, NY.