ERIC Number: ED226522
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Nov-20
Reference Count: 0
Rules and Regulations for Education Programs for the Handicapped.
Pace, R. Elwood; And Others
The manual presents Utah's rules and regulations for education programs serving handicapped students. Regulations touch upon the following topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): responsibilities of the State Office of Education (authority to make policy); child identification (child find and screening, referral, evaluation/classification process); service delivery (individualized education program, IEP contents and implementation, annual re-evaluation); administration and governance (comprehensive system of personnel development, prevalence of handicapping conditions, certification requirements); procedural safeguards (due process, least restrictive environment, confidentiality of information); and state reimbursement for handicapped program costs (administrative procedures for determining average daily membership in various service options, recovery of funds for a misclassified child). The bulk of the document is composed of nine appendixes, including definitions, criteria and procedures tests for 10 categories of disabilities; sample forms for required information; guidelines on confidentiality; and state certification endorsements for seven categories. (CL)
Descriptors: Certification, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Due Process, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicap Identification, Individualized Education Programs, Program Administration, Special Education, State Aid, State Legislation, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City.
Note: Parts of the document have print of marginal legibility.