ERIC Number: ED033516
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
The Multiply Handicapped Child.
Wolf, James M., Ed.; Anderson, Robert M., Ed.
Articles presented in the area of the medical and educational challenge of the multiply handicapped child are an overview of the problem, the increasing challenge, congenital malformations, children whose mothers had rubella, prematurity and deafness, the epidemiology of reproductive casualty, and new education for old problems. Discussions of incidence are the health of well children, handicapped children in Georgia, a followup study, a survey in Alamance County, North Carolina, and the Onondaga Census. Concerned with education are selections on the multiply handicapped deaf, the multiply handicapped retarded, a multidisciplinary approach to preschoolers, the multiply handicapped cerebral palsied and visually impaired, courageous action, and learning disabilities. Articles on evaluation include evaluation of cerebral palsied preschoolers, advances in assessment of the cerebral palsied since 1958, psychological evaluation of the blind, diagnosis and recommendations for placement, and remediation for learning disabilities. Development of a taxonomy for special education, a proposed conceptual framework, consideration of issues in special education, a suggested classification for the handicapped, and a compendium and comments comprise the concluding chapters. (RJ)
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Classification, Clinical Diagnosis, Congenital Impairments, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Programs, Etiology, Exceptional Child Education, Hearing Impairments, Incidence, Learning Disabilities, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, Preschool Children, Psychological Evaluation, Rubella, Visual Impairments
Charles C. Thomas, 301-327 East Lawrence Avenue, Springfield, Illinois 62703 ($21.00).
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