ERIC Number: ED217593
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
New York State Implementation Grant. Final Report, September 1, 1980 to August 31, 1981.
New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
The document reports the first year's accomplishments of the New York State Implementation Grant to improve the delivery of services to handicapped children ages birth to 5 years. Activities are discussed for the following areas: developing guidelines supporting legislation, developing a written plan as part of the annual state plan, establishing Regional Early Childhood Direction Center Sites at the local level, assisting regional Early Childhood Direction Centers in linking handicapped infants to services, and developing state level agreements to fund Regional Early Childhood Direction Centers. Appendixes, which make up most of the document, include: copies of New York State legislation; memoranda regarding the legislation; an information bulletin on family court petitions for handicapped children below the age of five; the transcript of a speech regarding state legislation; a report on public hearings sponsored by the New York State Council on Children and Families; a copy of a plan for the prevention of developmental disabilities and infant mortality; the New York State Plan for helping children with handicapping conditions (a 200 plus page document covering services through personnel training and monitoring, guarantee of children's rights, and special education issues); and a detailed report on the evaluation design with summary charts. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
Identifiers: New York
Note: Print is poor in parts.