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ERIC Number: ED332451
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 465
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
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)
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
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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)