ERIC Number: ED189747
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Pupil Appraisal Handbook. Bulletin 1508.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
The handbook on pupil appraisal presents specific criteria and information regarding eligibility, screening, and evaluation of handicapped and gifted children in the state of Louisiana. Criteria for eligibility indicate the type of data which must be collected in the initial screening and/or educational assessment program to justify a more indepth child study. Procedures for evaluation specify minimal areas and depths of data collection, and suggest the type of professional most qualified to gather and interpret the data in a certain area. For each exceptionality, information provided includes definitions, developmental information and characteristics, criteria for eligibility, and procedures for screening and evaluation. Conditions covered include autistic, deaf/blind, emotionally disturbed, gifted, talented, hearing impaired, hospital/homebound, infants, learning disabled, mentally retarded, multihandicapped, noncategorical early childhood handicapped, orthopedically handicapped, otherwise health impaired or handicapped, severe language disordered, slow learner/educationally handicapped, speech impaired, and visually handicapped. (Author/DLS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
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