ERIC Number: ED197578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Appropriate Educational Placements for Hearing Impaired Children.
The report presents an overview on the status of appropriate placements for hearing impaired students. Information is presented in question and answer format on such topics as the definition and extent of hearing impairments, hearing aids, lipreading, speech difficulties of deaf children, sign language, psychological needs of deaf students, the implications of an appropriate education for the hearing impaired, educational placement alternatives, least restrictive environment, costs of education, student and program characteristics affecting placement decisions, the role of special schools, barrier free environments, support and related services, the functions of an interpreter, curriculum modifications, deaf adult role models, inservice needs of teachers, parent education, and state resources. (CL)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Ancillary School Services, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments, Inservice Teacher Education, Mainstreaming, Program Costs, Psychological Needs, Sign Language, Special Schools, Student Characteristics, Student Placement
ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, The Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 (Free while supply lasts).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA. Council for Exceptional Children.
Note: ERIC Exceptional Child Education Report Series, IAP No. 79-10.