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When a Child is Different


reviewed by Leonard S. Blackman 1964

coverTitle: When a Child is Different
Author(s): Maria Egg
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Now a member of the special education faculty at Teachers College and formerly on the staff of the Johnstone Research Institute in New Jersey, Dr. Blackman calls attention to at least three major issues in reviewing three recent books in his field. One is the problem of multiple as against individual authorship of scholarly works. A second has to do with the essential lack of a genuine educational psychology of the exceptional child, and the third touches on the extent to which "scientific" and "popular" works are productive of insights and enlarged understandings of the assets and liabilities which are prominent in the actual life of children who are different from their peers. Two of the three books to be reviewed here, the Kirk and Dunn volumes, are reaching for the same audience and have essentially the same objectives; they are texts for introductory courses in the education of exceptional children.... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 66 Number 3, 1964, p. 270-270
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2516, Date Accessed: 12/17/2017 5:13:42 AM

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