ERIC Number: ED315936
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Computers and Students with Special Needs: An Introduction.
Dutton, Donna H.; Carlisle, Lynn, Ed.
This document presents one module in a set of training resources for trainers to use with parents and/or professionals serving children with disabilities; focus is on computers and students with special needs. The modules stress content and activities that build skills and offer resources to promote parent-professional collaboration. Each training module takes about 2 hours to deliver. The module guide has eight sections: a publicity flyer, topic narrative, overview, trainer agenda, activities, summary, bibliography, and evaluation. Introductory information explains how to use the modules including conducting a needs assessment, planning the training, selecting the training module, implementation, evaluation, and followup. Objectives of this module are: (1) recognize the ways in which computers can empower students with all disabilities to learn and to function in a more productive manner, (2) identify computer resources available to them, and (3) plan how computer use might be enhanced at home or at school in their specific region. A bibliography identifies 17 books, magazines, or other resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities, Educational Media, Elementary Secondary Education, Microcomputers, Parent Education, Parent School Relationship, Resource Allocation
Resources in Special Education, 900 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814-2703 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Note: For related documents, see EC 222 038-052.