ERIC Number: ED217581
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Special Programs: A Manual of Policies, Procedures and Guidelines.
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Div. of Public Instruction.
The manual of policies and procedures covers special programs of the Ministry of Education in British Columbia. Noted in the introduction are ministry policies including mainstreaming, the use of the cascade model of service delivery, and the principles of least restrictive environment in student placement. Individual sections focus on the following program aspects: philosophy, goals, and objectives; service delivery model; branch organization and responsibilities; branch liaison; individual assessment/programming; program evaluation; special program funding; program guidelines and information; section 'F' funding for speech pathology; funding and placement policy--severely handicapped; interministerial policies; ministry policy; and the school act and regulations. Appendixes include the planning documents: "Comprehensive Planning of Special Education Programs and Services" and "The Prince William Model--A Planning Guide for the Development and Implementation of Full Services for All Handicapped Children." (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Div. of Public Instruction.
Identifiers: British Columbia