ERIC Number: ED254017
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Working with Children Who Have Special Needs.
Michigan State Dept. of Social Services, Lansing.
The guidelines are intended to provide caregivers with ways of working with children who have special needs. Following general guidelines on working with special needs children, information is summarized on the following exceptionalities: special health needs, physical needs, sight needs, hearing needs, speech needs, intellectual needs, emotional needs, and gifted. Information is provided on such topics as giving instructions, getting the child's interest, self-help skills, learning through other senses, and social experiences. Additional tips for activities are presented for each of the exceptionalities. A final section presents suggestions for working with children with more than one special need and talking with parents. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Social Services, Lansing.