ERIC Number: ED224862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Papers from the Experiences of the Infant-Parent Project: An Ecological Model of Services to Inner City Minority Handicapped Infants.
Charles R. Drew Postgraduate Medical School, Los Angeles, CA.
The articles in this booklet were developed as part of the Infant/Parent Education Project, operated by the Pediatric Department of the Charles R. Drew Postgraduate Medical School (Los Angeles, CA) and funded by the Bureau for the Education of the Handicapped. Under the project, a model program was developed to serve handicapped minority infants (birth to 18 months) and their families. This program focused on the need to communicate in the language of the inner city minority groups served and addressed social and cultural factors unique to these populations. Articles in the booklet include: (1) "A Social Hygiene Approach to the New Morbidity," by Robert J. Schlegel; (2) "Early Intervention: Does It Make a Difference?" by Carol Phillips; (3) "The Antecedents of Handicapping Conditions," by Xylina Bean; (4) "Human Service Delivery for High Risk Infants," by Barbara B. Richardson; (5) "Cultural Pluralism in the Delivery of Services to High Risk Minority Children," by J. Michael Ortiz; (6) "Developmental Activities for Infants Using the Family Environment," by Irene Herndon; and (7) "An Ecological Model for Intervention with Inner-City Poor and/or Minority Hanicapped Infants and Their Families: The Community," by Vivian Weinstein. (WAM)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Charles R. Drew Postgraduate Medical School, Los Angeles, CA.