ERIC Number: ED172498
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Planning Instruction for the Severely Handicapped.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.
The manual discusses legal and procedural guidelines established by North Carolina regarding educational services for severely handicapped students. Covered in separate sections are the following topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): definition; placement procedures (referral, screening, school-based committee, assessment, placement, and exit criteria); the instructional program (pre-planning, individual education plan, transportation, program accessibility, curriculum areas, classroom design, materials, and instructional techniques); and the educational team (teacher competencies, medical services, occupational and physical therapy services, management suggestions for severely handicapped students with cerebral palsy, psychological services, and speech/language services). Among 14 appendixes are bathroom specifications; wheelchair dimensions; a safety checklist; suggested emergency procedures; and a bibliography listing 55 references on language and communication, self-help, education, parents, physical and occupational therapy, and vocational skill training. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. for Exceptional Children.
Identifiers: North Carolina