An Approach to Mainstreaming Language-Disabled Children in the Elementary School In 1972 a program was developed in Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland, to provide daily resource remediation to elementary school-age children with language handicaps. In accord with the Maryland’s guidelines for language and speech disabilities, the general goal of the program was to provide remediation that enabled children with language ... Research Article
Research Article  |   January 01, 1978
An Approach to Mainstreaming Language-Disabled Children in the Elementary School
 
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  • Karen Navratil and Margie Petrasek are both language disabilities resource teachers in the Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland. Requests for reprints should be addressed to Navratil at 852 College Parkway, Rockville, Maryland 20850.
    Karen Navratil and Margie Petrasek are both language disabilities resource teachers in the Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland. Requests for reprints should be addressed to Navratil at 852 College Parkway, Rockville, Maryland 20850.×
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Research Article   |   January 01, 1978
An Approach to Mainstreaming Language-Disabled Children in the Elementary School
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1978, Vol. 9, 17-23. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.0901.17
History: Received April 26, 1976 , Accepted June 14, 1977
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, January 1978, Vol. 9, 17-23. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.0901.17
History: Received April 26, 1976; Accepted June 14, 1977

In 1972 a program was developed in Montgomery County Public Schools, Maryland, to provide daily resource remediation to elementary school-age children with language handicaps. In accord with the Maryland’s guidelines for language and speech disabilities, the general goal of the program was to provide remediation that enabled children with language problems to increase their abilities in the comprehension or production of oral language. Although self-contained language classrooms and itinerant speech-language pathology programs existed, the resource program was designed to fill a gap in the continuum of services provided by the speech and language department.

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