Author Credentials

Sister Janice Marie Johnson, R.S.M.

Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Education of Mentally Handicapped)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Joanne Marie Kliebhan, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Children with mental disabilities; Preschool children


It was the goal of the writer in choosing this topic for research to gather pertinent information that would stimulate public awareness of the need for preschool programs for mentally handicapped children and then to suggest appropriate areas of concentration which would enhance the child's development from infancy to childhood. The writer chose to investigate and report the research on Preschool Education in the areas of 1) Preschool Education in general, 2) Preschool Education for the Mentally Handicapped, and 3) Methods that have been used in conduction of preschool classes.


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