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The Educational Program For The Mentally Retarded In Henrico County (Virginia) Public Schools, Betty Parrish Knott Aug 1965

The Educational Program For The Mentally Retarded In Henrico County (Virginia) Public Schools, Betty Parrish Knott

Master's Theses

It was the purpose or this study (1) to review the growth which has taken place in educating the mentally retarded in the public schools on a national and state level; (2) to review the actions being taken in Virginia colleges and universities to educate teachers in the field of mental retardation; (3) to investigate Henrico County's educational. Program for the mentally retarded; and (4) to determine the number of fourth, fifth and sixth grade pupils in Henrico County who need screening for possible admission into Special Education Classes.


A Survey Of The Literature Of Intelligence Tests Being Used In Helping To Determine The Intellectual Abilities Of Cerebral Palsied Children, Ronald G. Ross Aug 1965

A Survey Of The Literature Of Intelligence Tests Being Used In Helping To Determine The Intellectual Abilities Of Cerebral Palsied Children, Ronald G. Ross

All Master's Theses

This paper will attempt to discover if suitable intelligence tests are available and are being used to help determine intellectual abilities of the cerebral palsied child.


An Investigation Of Literature Concerning Identification Procedures And Methods Of Teaching The Specific Reading Disability Of Dyslexia, Anne Eleanor King Jun 1965

An Investigation Of Literature Concerning Identification Procedures And Methods Of Teaching The Specific Reading Disability Of Dyslexia, Anne Eleanor King

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was twofold: to gain a better understanding of the nature of the specific reading disability of dyslexia and to find out how a classroom teacher could best meet the needs of the dyslexic child. After reviewing and analyzing the literature dealing with this problem of reading disabilities, the writer attempted to present the significant problems confronting those planning an educational program for the child handicapped with dyslexia. The problems were: (1) early identification of the specific reading disability, (2) comprehension of the nature and causes of dyslexia, and (3) determining the special teaching methods necessary ...


Meeting The Needs Of The Slow Learner At The Secondary Level, Joan L. Takach May 1965

Meeting The Needs Of The Slow Learner At The Secondary Level, Joan L. Takach

All Master's Theses

This study is directed toward gaining a better understanding of the slow learner, determining means for educators to identify the educational needs of the slow learner based upon his characteristics, and ways to apply personalized instruction in meeting his reading needs at the secondary level.


The Hard Of Hearing Child Programming For Learning, Linda Lee Barret May 1965

The Hard Of Hearing Child Programming For Learning, Linda Lee Barret

All Master's Theses

The purpose of this study is threefold: to gain a better understanding of the hard of hearing child, to become aware of methods of discovering the hard of hearing child and to become cognizant of the methods and the means whereby the needs of the hard of hearing child could best be met by the teacher in the regular classroom.


A Comparison Of The Academic Achievement And Social Adjustment Of Mentally Retarded Students, C. Thomas Musgrave May 1965

A Comparison Of The Academic Achievement And Social Adjustment Of Mentally Retarded Students, C. Thomas Musgrave

All Graduate Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this study was to compare the academic achievement and social adjustment of mentally retarded students who have had five years of special education with mentally retarded students who have had no special education. This comparison was made to determine if there is a significant difference between the two groups.

The present study was not undertaken to defend or attack special education classes. The study was designed to determine to what extent academic and social differences existed between the two groups. It is hoped the results of this study can be used in planning programs for the educable ...