ERIC Number: ED204958
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Mainstreaming--How We Made It Work.
D'Zamko, Mary; And Others
The paper describes three programs--elementary, middle school, and secondary--that have been successful in mainstreaming handicapped students. Initial information is devoted to a discussion of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed by teachers and students regarding mainstreaming. The elementary setting described focuses on preparation of the special and regular education teachers, regular education students, and the classroom. The middle school setting employs an office practices prevocational model, with responsibilities listed for such positions as banker, errand clerk, and payroll clerk. Information on mainstreaming at the secondary level emphasizes cooperation between subject area teachers and special education teachers. The appendix lists 25 methods, techniques, and adaptations for the classroom teacher in a mainstreamed setting. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention of The Council for Exceptional Children (59th, New York, NY, April, 1981, Session Th-61).