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ERIC Number: ED238223
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Access to the Science Laboratory and Classroom.
Zimmerman, Michael; And Others
The fact sheet presents information on science laboratory and classroom access for disabled persons. Suggestions are directed to the high school and postsecondary student, the instructor, and the administrator. Examples are given of disabled scientists, approaches used in various science settings, and disabled students using adapted equipment. Accommodations are listed for students with hearing impairments (such as interpreters, notetakers, visual aids, and decoders), learning disabled students (including textbooks on cassette tape), mobility impaired students (such as portable science stations, adapted safety equipment, and variable height wheelchairs), visually impaired students (including a talking calculator, tactile models, and emphasis on verbal description), and vocally and speech impaired students. The resource section lists and summarizes 29 publications, agencies, and organizations with information on the topic. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. HEATH/Closer Look Resource Center.