n July 15th, 1995, in the quiet Southern California city of Whittier, a 33-year-old black man named Curtis Wilkerson got up from a booth at Mc Donald's, walked into a nearby mall and, within the space of two hours, turned himself into the unluckiest man on Earth. "So I was like, ' Baby, I'm going to the mall.'" Having grown up with no father and a mother hooked on barbiturates, Wilkerson, who says he still boasts a Reggie Miller jumper, began to spend more time on the streets.
"I was supposed to be waiting there while my girlfriend was at the beauty salon," he says. After his mother died when he was 16, he fell in with a bad crowd, and in 1981 he served as a lookout in a series of robberies.
PAXIS Institute searches for ways to improve all our futures, since our individual futures during our lives hinge the actions of people near and far, many of who we will never now. is senior scientist at PAXIS Institute in Tucson and a co-investigator at Johns Hopkins Center for Prevention as well as co-investigator with the Promise Neighborhood Research Consortium, the University of Manitoba, University of South Carolina—overseeing 50 major prevention projects in the US and Canada.
PAX Institute encourages and supports people of every age, of every walk of life to become an “everyday scientist” of their world—not just a passenger of life. He is a member of the SAMHSA/CSAP experts group, and a nominee for the President’s Advisory Council on Prevention for Health Care Reform.
“My mother was a Christian woman and believed in helping people in need.
Every day we cooked a big kettle of soup and baked bread to feed those poor, hungry people – about 30 daily.’ “We looked to our neighbor on the north, Germany, where Hitler had been in power since 1933.” she recalls.
“We had been told that they didn’t have unemployment or crime, and they had a high standard of living.
Hitler also said that businesses would be assisted, and farmers would get their farms back.
(page numbers in brackets) Preliminary pages (i-xiii) Membership, Contents Introduction (1-3) Chapter 1 (4-7) General approach Chapter 2 (8-35) Historical background Chapter 3 (36-49) Scope of special education Chapter 4 (50-72) Discovery, assessment and recording Chapter 5 (73-93) Children under five Chapter 6 (94-98) Schoolchildren with special needs: introduction Chapter 7 (99-120) Special education in ordinary schools Chapter 8 (121-149) Special education in special schools Chapter 9 (150-161) Parents as partners Chapter 10 (162-204) Transition from school to adult life Chapter 11 (205-225) Some curricular considerations Chapter 12 (226-251) Teacher education and training Chapter 13 (252-262) Advice and support in special education Chapter 14 (263-276) Other education service staff Chapter 15 (277-294) Health service and social services Chapter 16 (295-308) Relations between professionals, confidentiality and co-ordination of services Chapter 17 (309-317) Voluntary organisations Chapter 18 (318-324) Research and development Chapter 19 (325-337) Priorities and resources Summary of recommendations (338-366) Appendices Appendix 1 (367-379) List of contributors Appendix 2 (380-381) Categories of handicapped pupils Appendix 3 (382-383) Possible grid as basis for statistical returns Appendix 4 (384-387) Organisation of health service Appendix 5 (388) Research project on services for parents of under 5s Appendix 6 (389-390) Research project on pre-school education Appendix 7 (391-392) Research project on employment experiences of handicapped school leavers Appendix 8 (393-394) Survey of teachers' views on special education Index (395-416) Report of the Committee of Enquiry into the Education of Handicapped Children and Young People London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office 1978 Crown copyright material is reproduced with the permission of the Controller of HMSO and the Queen's Printer for Scotland.
Chairman: Mrs HM Warnock Presented to Parliament by the Secretary of State for Education and Science, the Secretary of State for Scotland and the Secretary of State for Wales by Command of Her Majesty May 1978 LONDON HER MAJESTY'S STATIONERY OFFICE 5.65 net Mrs HM Warnock (Chairman) - Senior Research Fellow, St Hugh's College, Oxford Mr GV Cooke CBE (Vice-Chairman) - County Education Officer, Lincolnshire Mrs JD Bisby - Senior Careers Officer, Sheffield Sir Edward Britton CBE - Senior Research Fellow in Education, University of Sheffield.
PAXIS Institute identifies and connects the best science and wisdom to maximize the peace, productivity, health and happiness of individuals, families, organizations, and communities everywhere.
PAXIS Institute seeks to identify tools and strategies that have both rapid and long-term benefits for all our futures, not just the few or one group over another.