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ERIC Number: ED175177
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-May
Reference Count: 0
The Learning Disabilities Manual: Recommended Procedures and Practices.
Pysh, Margaret Van Dusen; Chalfant, James C.
Designed for regular and special education administrators, diagnosticians, and teachers, the manual describes recommended practices and procedures for identifying and serving LD (learning disabled) children, as required by Illinois state and federal regulations. The manual is divided into the following four topic areas (sample subtopics in parentheses): identification and case study evaluation (definition of LD, screening and referral of high risk students, the comprehensive case study evaluation, eligibility for LD services, individualized education programs); educational program alternatives (continuum of services, transition between levels, program content, professional roles); measurement of student progress and program effectiveness (data collection, program evaluation, case studies); and inservice training (identification of inservice needs, planning considerations, and program evaluation). (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield.