ERIC Number: ED230233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
A Comprehensive Program for Handicapped Students at the Two-Year College.
Hanson, Karen M.
A summary is presented of the objectives and activities of a grant-supported project conducted at Normandale Community College (NCC) to expand programming for handicapped and learning disabled students. Introductory material provides a background to NCC's efforts in aiding students with special needs. Next, the populations receiving assistance under the grant are specified, i.e., the hard of hearing, deaf, speech impaired, visually handicapped, orthopedically handicapped, and learning disabled. The purposes of the project are then identified: (1) to develop a coordinated educational plan for handicapped students which includes mainstreaming and counseling and special services; (2) to establish a pre-entry assessment program to help students in educational planning and decision making; (3) to develop a program evaluation plan involving both internal and external assessments; and (4) to disseminate results. After project objectives are enumerated, information is presented with respect to the service region, number of students served, coordination with other agencies, long-range funding strategies, and operational plans. The following section presents aspects of program implementation, focusing on personnel, staff development, programming, students served in fall 1982, and summary of activities as related to program objectives. The final sections present plans for 1983-84. Appendices include student application materials and a report on cooperative education programming for students with special needs. (HB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Normandale Community Coll., Bloomington, MN.