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Weiner, Bluma B. (Bluma Beryl) 1915-

Works: 6 works in 34 publications in 1 language and 992 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  Directories  Academic theses  Abstracts 
Roles: Editor, Author
Classifications: LC3951, 136.76
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Most widely held works by Bluma B Weiner
Behavioral research on exceptional children. editors, Samuel A. Kirk [and] Bluma B. Weiner by Samuel A Kirk( Book )

13 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph provides reviews of behavioral research studies which include author, title, purpose, subjects, methods or procedures, and results. Reviews are grouped by 11 exceptionality areas and administration of special education. The areas of exceptionality are (1) gifted, (2) educable mentally retarded, (3) trainable mentally retarded, (4) visually impaired, (5) hard of hearing, (6) deaf, (7) cerebral dysfunction, (8) orthopedic handicaps and special health problems, (9) speech and language impairments, (10) emotionally disturbed, and (11) delinquents. Introductory remarks for each area and comments by the reviewer on some studies are included. An author index is included. The document was published by the council for exceptional children, 1201 16th street, N.w, washington, D.C. 20036, and is available paperbound as stock number 551-19530 for $4.50 or clothbound as stock number 551-19532 for $6.50. (my)
Alternative futures in special education by James J Gallagher( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve author-contributed papers from a 1984 conference examine the future of special education. The following titles and authors are represented: "The Institute for Research on Exceptional Children at the University of Illinois" (S. Kirk and W. Spalding); "The Family with a Child Who Is Handicapped: Research Focus for the 1980's" (J. Gallagher); "Families with Mentally Retarded Members: An Agenda for Research 1985-2000" (B. Farber); "Future Directions in Early Childhood Education for Exceptional Children" (M. Karnes); "The Future of Early Childhood Special Education: a Perspective on Prevention" (K. Scott and D. Carran); "Technology and Special Education Futures: Paradigm Shift" (S. Ashcroft); "Technology: a Look Into the Future for Special Education" (L. Stolurow); "The Center for Studies in Education and Human Development: a Programmatic Approach to Research in the Area of Deafness" (D. Moores); "Leadership Training Models for the Future" (C. Howe); "a Proposed American Academy of Scholars in Education of the Handicapped" (L. Dunn); "The Future of Legislative Advocacy for Exceptional Children" (E. Boggs); "Public Policy and Special Education: An Unfinished Agenda" (E. Martin). (Cl)
Secondary special education : a guide to promising public school programs by Cynthia L Warger( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book discusses current issues and trends in special education programming at the secondary level. An introductory chapter by Cynthia L. Warger outlines service delivery program models and the range of curriculum content options. In Chapter 2, Janet Sansone focuses on the issue of accountability in secondary education as it relates to educational rights of handicapped students and secondary special education teacher preparation. Other trends described include learning strategies training for mildly handicapped students, programming for moderate to severely handicapped students, self-mediated and peer-mediated instructional approaches, vocational assessment, computer technology, and the high dropout rate among secondary level handicapped students. Andrew S. Halpern describes characteristics of a quality program in Chapter 3, focusing on curriculum and instruction, coordination of services, transition, and documentation of planning and school outcomes. A proposed set of 55 program standards concludes the chapter. The balance of the book consists of program descriptions of 66 promising public school programs categorized as follows: total district-wide programs, resource room programs, programs for special populations, career, vocational, or transitional programs, and special schools or centers. (Jw)
Periscope : views of the individualized education program by Bluma B Weiner( Book )

3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection of 41 papers from a conference on individualized education programs (IEPs) for handicapped students addresses four main topics (sample titles and authors in parentheses): communication and group process ("Establishing and Maintaining the iep Team" by W. Morgan and N. Bray; "Child and Parent Involvement in Educational Planning" by M. Byrnes; "iep: Impatient Expectations of Parents" by E. Helsel); inservice and preservice preparation ("iep Training In a Large Urban School System" by B. Lates; "impact: Increasing Individualized Programs Through the Use of Learning Centers" by L. Olson, D. Friedburg, and P. Paarlberg); target populations ("Affective Aspects of Individualized Educational Programs" by N. Dil; "Special Considerations In Evaluating The Severely/Profoundly Handicapped" K. Turner and E. Somerton-Fair; "IEPs for Mainstreamed Secondary Students with Learning Disabilities" by R. Silverman, N. Zigmond, and T. Laurie); and administration practices, patterns, and promises ("The State Education Agency as a Communication Link" by T. Pledgie; "Implementing iep Requirements in California, Massachusetts, and Montana" by J. Marver and J. David; and "The 24-Hour iep: The iep in a Residential School" by J. Wilhelm. (Cl)
Hawaii's public school program for mentally retarded children by Bluma B Weiner( )

4 editions published in 1958 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Periscope : views of the individualized education programs( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative futures in special education
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Weiner, Bluma Beryl 1915-

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