ERIC Number: ED208624
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Ouachita Parish School System Early Childhood Program for the Handicapped. Evaluation Report for 1979-80.
A preschool program for 14 handicapped children in Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, is described and evaluation findings reported. Program objectives are listed for instructional, parent-family, staff development, and demonstration and dissemination components. Among findings were that mentally retarded children showed greater than anticipated improvement in self help, social, motor, language, and cognitive skills; that parents were realistic in describing their child's handicapping condition and learned ways to help their child's education at home; and that transportation was a recurring problem. Recommendations include an increase in child search activities. Sample forms are appended. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Educational Planning and Evaluation Services, Magnolia, AR.