ERIC Number: ED334750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Longitudinal Studies of the Effects and Costs of Early Intervention with Handicapped Children. 1988-89 Annual Report.
White, Karl R.
The 1988-89 annual report presents fourth year activities and findings of 17 longitudinal studies (begun in 1986) on the effects and costs of early intervention with handicapped children. Major activities of this year focused on management of individual studies, recruitment of sites, and development of procedural refinements. For each of the project reports, information is presented on: the comparison populations, local contact person, coordinator, location, report date, study rationale, study overview, methods, intervention programs, data collection, results/discussion, and conclusions. An additional report presents the status of economic analyses of the longitudinal intervention programs. Reports are included for the following programs: New Orleans, Louisiana Periventricular-Intraventricular Hemorrhage (IVH) Very Low Birth Weight Project; Louisiana State University Medical Center Human Development Center (visually impaired); South Metropolitan Association/Lake McHenry (Illinois) Project; Arkansas Intensity Study; New Orleans (Louisiana) Association for Retarded Citizens; Jordan (Utah) School District; Salt Lake City (Utah) IVH Project; Charleston, South Carolina IVH Project; Columbus (Ohio) Medically Fragile Project; Wabash and Ohio Valley (Illinois) Special Education; Belleville (Illinois) Project; Des Moines (Iowa) Public Schools; Utah Parent Involvement Study (1986); Association for Children with Down Syndrome; Arkansas School for the Deaf; Project PITCH (Utah); and Utah Parent Involvement Study (1985). A bibliography of approximately 450 items is included. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Child Health and Human Development (NIH), Bethesda, MD.; Health Resources and Services Administration (DHHS/PHS), Rockville, MD. Office for Maternal and Child Health Services.; Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Handicapped Children's Early Education Program.
Authoring Institution: Utah State Univ., Logan. Early Intervention Research Inst.
Identifiers: Medically Fragile
Note: Additional support was provided through the State of Utah as a part of their annual appropriation to the Developmental Center for Handicapped Persons at Utah State University. For previous annual and final reports, see ED 293 240-242, ED 303 972, and for the 1985-1990 final report, see EC 300 497.