ERIC Number: ED188356
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
The Handicapped: Our Mission.
Redick, Sharon Smith; Lazzell, Kathaleen M.
The role of home economics education in serving mainstreamed handicapped children is examined. In the first section, implications of mainstreaming for home economics teachers are addressed in terms of helping students develop independence. Suggestions for teaching mainstreamed students are briefly discussed. A second section deals with attitudes toward disabled and handicapped students and includes information on causes and effects of disabilities. Listings of resources and agencies conclude the document. (CL)
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, Home Economics Education, Home Economics Teachers, Mainstreaming, Teaching Methods
Home Economics Education Association, 1201 Sixteenth St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Home Economics Education Association, Washington, DC.
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Home Economics Education Association (1978).