ERIC Number: ED206128
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
101 Resources for Counselors: A Guide for Locating Materials for Special Education Students.
Drake Univ., Des Moines, IA. Midwest Regional Resource Center.
The collection of 101 abstracts is designed to aid school guidance counselors in identifying education resource materials to use with special students and to increase school counselors' awareness regarding special students' needs. The first section, titled "Assessment," contains abstracts dealing with diagnosis and identification, and testing special education students. "Attitudes toward the Handicapped" is the second section and it includes materials designed to develop awareness about handicapped students, their uniqueness, and their struggle for acceptance. The "Career/Vocational Education" section has abstracts describing work options, vocational education programs, and career exploration and preparation methods. "Individual and Group Guidance and Counseling" is the topic of the fourth section. A fifth section consists of abstracts describing materials to use when integrating handicapped students into general education classes. A final section, "Parents," contains abstracts on materials about the parent school relationship. Included for each entry are an abstract describing the material along with its strengths, weaknesses, and possible modifications and a materials description form listing title, author, publisher, publication date, price, subject areas covered, target audience, format, grade level, and length. (Author/SB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Career Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Group Counseling, Handicap Identification, Individual Counseling, Instructional Materials, Mainstreaming, Parent School Relationship, Peer Acceptance, Resources, School Counseling, Student Attitudes, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Guidance Services Section.; Iowa State Dept. of Public Instruction, Des Moines. Special Needs Section.
Authoring Institution: Drake Univ., Des Moines, IA. Midwest Regional Resource Center.
Note: Funded through the Counseling Special Students project.