ERIC Number: ED229887
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: N/A
Making Integration Work: A Teacher's Perspective. A Guide to Integrating Handicapped and Nonhandicapped Preschool Children. Appendix D.
Price, Marilyn; Weinberg, Nessa
The manual is intended to help teachers who are integrating handicapped children into preschool programs. It opens with a description of the Albuquerque Special Preschool, a program in which handicapped children were integrated in successively less restrictive environments. The raltionale for integration is presented in terms of research and of parents' responses. A section on preparing for an integrated classroom includes assessment, development of an individualized education program, and selection of curriculum. The final section details strategies for use in the integrated classroom, including incorporating play, using self-selection as an approach to foster interaction, conducting snack time and large group activities, scheduling outdoor activities, considering effects of group management/environmental factors, and dealing with differences. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Albuquerque Special Preschool, NM.