ERIC Number: ED229945
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Parent Group Guide: Topics for Families of Young Children with Handicaps.
Gerlock, Elizabeth F., Ed.; And Others.
Developed as part of the Family, Infant, and Toddler Project, and intended as a guide for parent groups, the document focuses on such topics as instruction, child development, and family concerns related to children with handicaps. Individual topic guides provide information on ways to begin the parent group meeting, information to consider, questions to continue the discussion, and a conclusion. Many topics include information on objectives, preparation and material needs for that session. The following four topic areas are addressed (sample subtopics in parentheses): child development and child rearing of children with special needs (motor development, body positioning aids to make at home, cognitive development, and speech and language development); teaching issues (reinforcement, discipline, and play); family issues (parent needs, initial reactions, siblings); and special issues (children's vision and hearing, community resources, and educational rights for children with handicaps). (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Handicapped Children's Early Education Program.
Authoring Institution: George Peabody Coll. for Teachers, Nashville, TN. John F. Kennedy Center for Research on Education and Human Development.