ERIC Number: ED206118
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Overview of Special Education Resources, Individualized Education Programs, and Issues Clarification.
Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Div. of Special Services.
The first of three sections in the booklet on Washington state standards describes administration of state and federal funds to programs for handicapped students. Discussion centers on such topics as fund distribution, state allotments for foster homes and hospitals, P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act) flow through funds, discretionary funds, and school district actions required to receive funds. The second part of the document is intended to assist Washington educators understand and implement state regulations regarding the individualized education program (IEP) for handicapped students. Topics covered include purpose of the IEP, the IEP process checklist, definitions, sample IEP forms, directions for completing the IEP forms, and a sample documentation of the IEP meeting notification. The final part addresses questions regarding regulations on such issues as postsecondary education; definitions of screening, assessment, and evaluation; and the makeup of a multidisciplinary team assessment. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington Office of the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Olympia. Div. of Special Services.
Note: The document "Individualized Education Programs" was developed with the assistance of the Northwest Regional Resource Center, Eugene, OR, and supported by a grant from the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC, Contract No. 300-7-0020.