ERIC Number: ED223021
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Training Occupational, Physical, and Recreational Therapists in the Area of Deaf-Blind: Proceedings (Dallas, Texas, July 28-31, 1975).
Gray, Jill M.; Dantona, Robert
The document contains 12 papers from the 1975 National Conference for Training Occupational, Physical, and Recreational Therapists in the Area of Deaf-Blind to assist in improving services to deaf-blind children and youth and thereby reduce the impact of their multiple impairments. Entries include the following titles and authors: "Transdisciplinary Approaches to Education and Therapy for Deaf-Blind Children" (E. Hammer); "Low-Vision Rehabilitation" (F. Porter); "Movement in Communication and Language Development of Deaf-Blind Children" (N. Fieber); "A Teacher's Approach to Sensory Stimulation of the Nonambulatory Deaf-Blind Child" (C. Battle); "Sensory Stimulation--The Role of the Therapist and the Special Educator" (C. Stone); "Creative Dramatics--Sensory Stimulation and Creativity for the Multiply Handicapped Child" (C. Stensrud); "The Teacher and the Child Functioning at the Self-Help Skills Level" (R. Condon); "The Occupational Therapist and the Deaf-Blind Child at the Basic Self-Help Skills Level" (B. Scanlan); "Recreation for Deaf-Blind Children" (T. Graham); "Daily Living and Leisure Skills Leading into Academic or Prevocational Skills" (T.Ballou); and "Recreation Via Motor Education" (J. Thomas). Among the topics covered within the presentations are early development of congenital rubella children, movement programs designed for communication, the motor base for learning, examples of creative dramatic activities, outdoor education/camping for the deaf-blind, home-based and community recreation, and problems of the deaf-blind. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Communication Skills, Creative Dramatics, Deaf Blind, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Acquisition, Leisure Time, Movement Education, Multiple Disabilities, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Recreation, Rubella, Self Care Skills, Stimulation, Therapists
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Centers and Services for Deaf-Blind Children.
Authoring Institution: Southwestern Region Deaf-Blind Center, Sacramento, CA.; Texas Education Agency, Austin.