ERIC Number: ED206124
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Manual of Sample Procedures for the Implementation of Special Education.
Gutierrez, Elie S.; And Others
The manual of role descriptions, flow charts, and sample forms are presented to assist New Mexico education agencies implement special education. Sections cover the following areas: roles and responsibilities, identification of exceptional children and youth, educational appraisal and review committee, special education process, nonbiased assessment, procedural safeguards, program operation, transportation, inservice training, public relations, and program evaluation. Information on resource agencies, a publishers index, record sheets and forms, and a bibliography are also provided. Various checklists and self evaluation forms make up much of the document. Among the materials included are the following: an outline of the roles and responsibilities of parents, principal, teachers, educational diagnosticians, and other specialists/administrators; referral and screening guidelines; questions to ask before testing a child, writing the report, consulting and participating with other individualized education program team members; administrator guidelines regarding confidentiality of records; and a training syllabus for regular education teachers and administrators. (SB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Check Lists, Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification, Inservice Education, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Public Relations, Records (Forms), Resources, Role Perception, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Teacher Role, Transportation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe. Div. of Special Education.; Southwest Regional Resource Center, Salt Lake City, UT.
Identifiers: New Mexico