ERIC Number: ED182873
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Beyond the Ordinary: The Preparation of Professionals to Educate Severely and Profoundly Handicapped Persons Toward the Development of Standards and Criteria.
Perske, Robert, Ed.; Smith, Judy, Ed.
Intended for parents, students, and professionals, the book explains the need for specific competencies needed for dealing with severely and profoundly handicapped children and offers methods by which the trainee, trainer, and training institution may advance the education of this population. Following an introductory chapter are 10 chapters which address the following topics: behavioral technology and systematic instruction, teaching of basic life skills, interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary teamwork, parent-professional relationships, community coordination, early intervention, prevocational and vocational education, and responsibilities of the professional trainers of professionals, and training programs and institutions. (SBH)
Descriptors: Community Coordination, Daily Living Skills, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Moderate Mental Retardation, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Professional Education, Role Perception, Severe Disabilities, Severe Mental Retardation, Teacher Education, Teacher Educators, Teacher Qualifications, Teaching Methods, Teamwork, Vocational Education
The American Association for the Education of the Severely/Profoundly Handicapped, 1600 W. Armory Way, Seattle, WA 98119 ($5.50, includes postage)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Education of the Severely/Profoundly Handicapped.
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