ERIC Number: ED157500
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Special People, Special Needs, Special Services. The Seventh Annual Conference for Continuing Professional Development.
Terwillegar, Jane C., Ed.
This resource guide will assist school media specialists and professional educators in planning the modification of services, programs and facilities in order to comply with Federal law PL 94-142, which extends public education to all handicapped children. Section I, which is comprised of selections from a handbook of special education policies and procedures, includes a checklist of characteristics of exceptional children, outlines of referral and evaluation procedures and due process, and the legal criteria of exceptional children according to Georgia law. Section II lists national and state agencies that provide services for handicapped children. Section III discusses the role of the school media center in the education of exceptional children, including services to students and professional staff, modification of equipment, and bibliography of materials needed to support the special education program. Sections IV and V contain bibliographies of instructional media and programs for exceptional children, as well as materials to encourage understanding of these children by both professional staff and fellow students. (JAB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Bureau of Educational Studies and Field Services.