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By Rebecca R. Fewell (auth.), Cecil R. Reynolds, Julia H. Clark (eds.)

The public colleges have taken on expanding accountability during the last decade for offering in-school academic prone to chil­ dren with low-incidence handicaps, teenagers who, now not very decades in the past, may were relegated to custodial care or restricted to care purely in the house. With the expanding accountability for teaching those young ones has come attractiveness that few folks have the considered necessary wisdom or abilities to carry high quality companies to those chil­ dren. collage courses are offering extra employees, however the latest employees also needs to gain knowledge of. we've been concerned for a number of years, with the exact schooling department of the Nebraska division of Edu­ cation within the provision of in-service education within the early identifi­ cation and evaluation of handicapping stipulations, after we discovered a fair larger desire for education common school room academics, administra­ tors, and psychologists as well as early adolescence detailed educa­ tion body of workers concerning the nature of low-incidence handicaps and the way they may be handled within the public university atmosphere. realizing the enormity and the fee of such an project, we tenuously ap­ proached the country division. They too have been cognizant of this want and welcomed our principles. Jan Thelen and her able employees then took to coordinating the making plans with us and the Nebraska division of schooling supplied the fundings.

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Examiners who desire to move in this direction will have to go directly to the original references to find the scales and the procedures, as none of them are developed to the stage of commercial publishing. Assessment of Peer Interactions The movement to educate handicapped and nonhandicapped children in the same classroom has produced a need to measure the interactions of these children. Two classic measures were quickly dusted off and resurrected to form the basis for the newer measures in use today.

Thompson, G. Visual reinforcement of head turn responses in infants under 12 months of age. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 1977, 42, 328-334. , & Baldwin, V. The long-range effects of early childhood education on a trainable mentally retarded population. Journal of the Division for Early Childhood, 1981, ~. 94-110. A. The discrimination of speech and nonspeech stimuli in early infancy. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 1972, 14, 477-492. A. Extrapolated developmental indices for the Bayley scales of infant development.

While much of this early work has been shown to be incomplete, and some has been rejected as outright sorcery, the research of such scientists as Gall (in Hollander, 1901), Broca (1861), and Wernicke (1864) contributed significantly to modern neuropsychology by providing a basis for much of our current understanding of human brain-behavior relationships. Significant growth in neuropsychology occurred following World War II (Hartlage & DeFilippis, in press), when hundreds of thousands of wounded soldiers presented an immediate and extensive data pool for research related to neuropsychological diagnostic and treatment issues.

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