ERIC Number: ED332451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
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Laws Affecting Children with Special Needs: Selected Federal Statutes and Regulations.
Walsh, Sharon, Comp.; McKenna, Patricia, Comp.
The book presents the complete texts of federal statutes and parallel regulations for the following laws affecting children with special needs: Education of the Handicapped Act, Part A-Part H; three programs under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act--Chapter 1, Disadvantaged; Chapter 1, Even Start; and Chapter 1, Handicapped; the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act; Head Start Act; Comprehensive Child Development Act; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act; and selected sections of the General Education Provisions Act. Regulations address such aspects as the following: definitions; intergovernmental reviews; uniform administrative requirements for grants and cooperative agreements; family educational rights and privacy; nondiscrimination on the basis of handicap; Chapter 1 programs in local educational agencies; assistance to states for education of handicapped children; preschool grants for handicapped children; early intervention programs for infants and toddlers with handicaps; removal of architectural barriers; regional resource and federal centers; services for deaf-blind children and youth; handicapped children's early education program; the program for severely handicapped children; training personnel for the education of the handicapped; clearinghouses for the handicapped; research in education of the handicapped; secondary education and transitional services; educational medical loan service; postsecondary education programs; Head Start; formula grant programs; and the University Affiliated Program. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Developmental Disabilities, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Federal State Relationship, Government Role, Grants, Preschool Education, Rehabilitation
LRP Publications, 747 Dresher Rd., P.O. Box 980, Horsham, PA 19044-0980 ($65.00 plus $3.50 shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Information Analyses
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Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
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Identifiers: Comprehensive Child Development Act 1971; Developmental Disabled Assist Bill of Rights Act; Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Elementary Secondary Education Act; General Education Provisions Act 1974; Project Head Start; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)