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ERIC Number: ED219898
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Serving Handicapped Youngsters in the Department of Defense School System.
Whitten, Elizabeth
The Department of Defense Dependents Schools (DoDDS) special education programs function with a multidisciplinary team called the Child Management Committee. The Child Study Committee, which usually meets once a week, develops, implements, and monitors comprehensive, multidisciplinary assessment procedures; summarizes assessment results in written form; develops, implements, and monitors each child's individualized education program (IEP); implements specific written procedures to assure that parents are cognizant of all procedural safeguards and to assure that the school follows procedural safeguard provisions; and monitors a record management system. Specific procedures are outlined for screening (including regional screening and Child Find); the referral process (including the prereferral, formal referral, and assessment stages); IEP development; and educational placement. Other components briefly considered are the Guidance Resource Centers and the Special Olympics. (SW)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dependents Schools (DOD), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (60th, Houston, TX, April 11-16, 1982, Session Th-30).