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ERIC Number: ED249749
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 231
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: 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.