ERIC Number: ED346355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Counseling with Handicapped Students.
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Special Education Programs and Pupil Personnel Services Guidance Service.
This publication is intended for use as a supplement to "A Guide for Planning and Developing Guidance and Counseling Programs in Virginia's Public Schools." After a general discussion of basic concepts in counseling with handicapped students, the publication provides separate sections discussing basic educational goals and counseling concerns for the following categories of disability: (1) educable and trainable mentally retarded; (2) learning disabled; (3) seriously emotionally disturbed; (4) hearing impaired; (5) visually impaired; (6) orthopedically impaired; (7) other health impaired; (8) severely and profoundly handicapped; (9) speech and language impaired; (10) deaf-blind; (11) autistic; and (12) multihandicapped. Each section addresses the following topics: developmental characteristics, behavioral characteristics, long-range educational goals, educational development, counseling techniques, and vocational/career guidance. References and a glossary are provided, along with information on special college admissions testing arrangements for handicapped students. (TE)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques, Developmental Disabilities, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Guidance Programs, Guidelines, Hearing Impairments, Learning Disabilities, Mental Disorders, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, Program Development, Public Schools, Visual Impairments
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Special Education Programs and Pupil Personnel Services Guidance Service.
Identifiers - Location: Virginia