ERIC Number: ED277559
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Access to the Science and Engineering Laboratory and Classroom--1986 Edition.
American Council on Education, Washington, DC. HEATH Resource Center.
Resources and references concerning laboratory and classroom access for disabled people in the field of science and engineering are presented in this fact sheet. This information is intended to assist high school and postsecondary students, faculty members and administrators in recognizing the problems, solutions, and rewards of providing laboratory access for disabled persons. Major sections focus on: (1) the student (providing guidance and directives for choosing a science career); (2) the instructor (suggesting instructional strategies that have proved to be effective); (3) the administrator (highlighting ways of making laboratories accessible); (4) disability related accommodations (identifying resources for the hearing impaired, the learning disabled, the visually impaired, the vocally impaired, and for mobility impairments); and (5) organizations and publications (consisting of descriptions and addresses of resources associated with disabilities). (ML)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), College Science, Disabilities, Educational Facilities Planning, Hearing Impairments, High Schools, Higher Education, Learning Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Resource Materials, Science Careers, Science Education, Science Laboratories, Secondary School Science, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Council on Education, Washington, DC. HEATH Resource Center.