ERIC Number: ED235166
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
The Visually Handicapped Child in the Regular Class.
This handbook was developed for teachers who have a visually handicapped child in their regular classroom. Classroom activities designed to prepare students to receive a visually handicapped classmate are described. Recommendations are made on the use of special resources available to the teacher, and descriptions are given of successful cooperative efforts between regular classroom teachers and specialists in the education of the blind. Methods for introducing the blind child to a new physical environment are discussed and modifications which may be made in classroom arrangement described. Methods for modifying standard instructional materials to accommodate the learning style of the visually handicapped student are also discussed. A listing is provided of basic and supplementary instructional materials. A bibliography of books for children, parents, and teachers is included as well as addresses of associations which provide supplemental resources for educating the visually impaired. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: American Federation of Teachers, Washington, DC. Teachers' Network for Education of the Handicapped.
Note: For related documents, see SP 023 083-088.