ERIC Number: ED347770
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Aug-26
Reference Count: N/A
Preparing Personnel for Pluralism.
NEC*TAS Notes, n1 Aug 1991
This publication describes several national initiatives focusing on the need for cultural pluralism among professionals and support services for parents of young children with disabilities. The publication begins with a discussion of new laws, funding initiatives and programs, and special projects of the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, such as Technical Assistance for Parent Programs and the Child and Adolescent Service System Program. Other national initiatives that address personnel issues and cultural competence are then discussed, including the Education Commission of the States, the Educational Testing Service, the Council for Exceptional Children/Division for Early Childhood, and the Mental Health Law Project. Each project description includes bibliographical references and the name of a source person to contact for further information. (JDD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center.
Identifiers: Department of Education; Department of Health and Human Services
Note: A product of the National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System.