ERIC Number: ED249749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Special Programs: A Manual of Policies, Procedures and Guidelines. [Revised].
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Div. of Special Education.
The manual presents policies, procedures, and guidelines for special education in British Columbia. The following topics are addressed: philosophy and goals; service delivery models (planning, administration, coordination of services); division organization (organizational chart); financial management system (special programs funding, reporting structure, procedures and timelines); program guidelines for each of 15 classifications, including gifted, autistic, and Indian education; special health services (speech pathology); identification, assessment, and planning (suggested policy and procedures for individual psychoeducational assessment, selection and use of tests, individualized education programs); implementation/inservice; school-based administration, special programs, transportation; learning assistance (school based services to help provide a range of services to meet classroom needs); funding and placement for severely handicapped children; and ministry policy (support services for severely handicapped children, administration of medication, orientation and mobility instruction, and child abuse policy). (CL)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Financial Policy, Handicap Identification, Individualized Education Programs, Models, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Implementation, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers: British Columbia
Note: For earlier edition, see ED 217 581.