ERIC Number: ED347772
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992-May
Reference Count: N/A
Section 619 Profile. A Profile of Part B--Section 619 Services.
Information on the implementation of services for preschool children with special needs and their families, acquired from a survey of 60 states and jurisdictions is presented. The information is organized into nine sections reflecting major state activities related to the Part B--Section 619 portion of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. These sections cover the following topics: administration/funding, interagency coordination, personnel, transition, least restrictive environment/programming, public awareness, parent involvement, eligibility (prepared by Joan Danaher), and legislation/special education mandates. A contact list of individuals willing to share information is included. (JDD)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Eligibility, Family Programs, Financial Support, Mainstreaming, National Surveys, Parent Participation, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Program Administration, Program Implementation, Staff Development, State Programs, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center.
Identifiers: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part B
Note: A product of the National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System.