ERIC Number: ED185726
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Preparation in Secondary Learning Disabilities at Cardinal Stritch College.
Sperry, Susan K.
The report discusses preparing secondary teachers to work with learning disabled (LD) students, and describes a secondary teacher preparation program in learning disabilities at Cardinal Stritch College in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Aspects considered include the role of the secondary LD teacher, the period of adolescence, "survival" curricula, national surveys on programing options, and choosing a program option. Recent literature relating to LD program development is summarized, along with some relevant state and federal legislation. Characteristics associated with LD students are reviewed and the preparation of a secondary LD teacher is examined. Suggestions and resources for both the teacher trainer and the secondary LD teacher are presented, covering such areas as reading, mathematics, written composition, spelling, and career awareness/vocational education. Included in the five appendixes are a mainstream behaviors checklist and a list of educational materials for the secondary LD student. (DLS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: William M. School Foundation, Chicago, IL.
Authoring Institution: Cardinal Stritch Coll., Milwaukee, WI.