ERIC Number: ED213157
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Overview, Directory & Product Guide, 1980-81.
Mirkes, Donna Z., Ed.
The document describes model demonstration projects, products, and Learning Disabilities Research Institutes funded by the Program for Severely/Profoundly Handicapped Children and Youth and by the Handicapped Children Model Program (HCMP). An overview section contains an analysis of data regarding the characteristics of children/youth served, services provided, service delivery areas, and project staff of special education programs. Also offered are brief summaries of the Learning Disabilities Research Institutes at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Kansas, the University of Minnesota, the University of Virginia, and Teachers College of Columbia University. A directory section outlines approximately 47 HCMP and Special Needs Programs in terms of project title, project areas, year of funding, staff required to operate the program at another site, characteristics of the population served, service areas, services provided, evaluation instruments and procedures, and project abstracts. The five Learning Disabilities Research Institutes are described in terms of title, principle investigator or director, age range of students, abstracts, and major research findings. Another section lists products resulting from the projects/institutes, including brochures, newsletters, directories, catalogs, manuals, assessment/evaluation instruments, training guides, curricula, literature reviews, and technical and research reports. Project code numbers are assigned to each product which correspond to mailing information in the address section which follows. A final section provides an index to program information, assessment instruments, and disseminable products. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC. Div. of Innovation and Development.
Authoring Institution: Washington Univ., Seattle. Program Development Assistance System.
Identifiers: Handicapped Childrens Model Program; Learning Disabilities Research Institutes; Program for Severely Profoundly Handicapped