ERIC Number: ED236866
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Program Planning for the Special Child.
San Antonio Coll., TX.
Intended for college students, the document is a worktext on planning educational services for handicapped students. Each of three units includes narrative and learning experiences with information specified on required learning experiences as well as optional activities. Unit I focuses on historical and legal perspectives on services for the handicapped, with particular attention to federal legislation as well as Texas laws concerning special education. Appended in this unit are definitions of handicapping conditions from P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. Unit II centers on the team approach to working with special children and contains information on relationships with paraprofessionals, parents, and the community. Suggestions for working with parents and a listing of organizations for parents are appended. The third and final unit deals with the child-centered educational process, which includes aspects of identifying, assessing, developing individualized education programs, designing and carrying out individualized instruction, and procuring related services. Appended information includes a discussion of the referral process. Case examples are reported throughout. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: San Antonio Coll., TX.