ERIC Number: ED209002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Oklahoma Child Development Associate Curriculum: Children with Special Needs. Revised Edition.
Loveless, Susan Catlett; And Others
Upon completion of this learning unit on children with special needs, Child Development Associate (CDA) trainees should be able to advance children's physical and intellectual competencies, build children's positive self-concepts and individual strengths, promote positive functioning of children and adults in group settings, bring about coordination of home and center practices, and carry out related responsibilities. The module includes information on the importance of Public Law 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act); ways to identify children with special needs; behavioral characteristics of the disabled child; strategies for working with handicapped children; development of children's self-concepts; staff training and preparation; assessment techniques; community resources and referral; teacher resources; and portfolio development. (Author/MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oscar Rose Junior Coll., Midwest City, OK.; Oklahoma Child Development Associate Policy Advisory Council, Midwest City.