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ERIC Number: ED011148
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Aug
Pages: 1
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HOW MICHIGAN SERVES THE MENTALLY HANDICAPPED, FACTS ABOUT THE ADMINISTRATION OF THE MICHIGAN PROGRAM.
Michigan State Dept. of Public Instruction, Lansing.
APPROXIMATELY 68 PERCENT OF THE MENTALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN ELIGIBLE FOR SERVICES BY THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS IN MICHIGAN ARE BEING SERVED. MICHIGAN'S STATE PROGRAM SERVES MORE THAN 30,000 MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN. PROVISIONS FOR EDUCABLE AND TRAINABLE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN INCLUDE (1) EDUCABLE SPECIAL CLASSES, (2) CONSULTANTS WHO WORK WITH EDUCABLE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN ENROLLED IN REGULAR CLASSES, (3) TRAINABLE SPECIAL CLASSES, AND (4) INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL DISTRICT PROGRAMS FOR TRAINABLE MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN. TRAINABLE CLASSES ARE PERMISSIBLE IF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT PROVIDES FOR EDUCABLE RETARDED CHILDREN. TWO STATE AID MEMBERSHIPS ARE PAID FOR EACH CHILD (UP TO 15 CHILDREN PER TEACHER), UP TO 75 PERCENT OF THE COST OF THE PROGRAM. STATE AID TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS INCLUDES REIMBURSEMENT FOR TRANSPORTATION, TUITION, BOARD AND ROOM, AND SUMMER PROGRAMS. TEACHERS OF MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN MUST BE STATE CERTIFIED. TEMPORARY CERTIFICATION MAY BE GRANTED. (DE)
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Authoring Institution: Michigan State Dept. of Public Instruction, Lansing.
Identifiers: Michigan (Lansing)