ERIC Number: ED351144
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Prenatal Drug Exposed Children: Support for Classroom Teachers.
Beryl Buck Inst. for Education, Novato, CA.
This report is designed to assist teachers in California who work with children who have been exposed to drugs before birth by providing these teachers with a catalogue of sources for support and information about how to reach and teach the children, and how to anticipate and confront behavior problems. The report contains a list of 30 federal, state, regional, county, city, school district, and other programs that can aid teachers. Each entry contains the name of the agency or program, a short description of its activities, and a telephone number to call for more information. A list of six publications is also provided. Six appendixes to the report provide: (1) information about the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Substance Abuse Prevention's National Resource Center; (2) a copy of the California Association of School Psychologists' position paper, "Children Prenatally Exposed to Substances"; (3) information about the Special Education Innovation Institute; (4) a list of California's 21 regional centers that help individuals obtain health and social services; (5) a copy of a position statement entitled, "California's Critical Need for Services for Drug-Exposed Infants and Their Care Providers"; and (6) a list of 72 resource agencies and organizations provided by the Clearinghouse for Drug Exposed Children. Four overheads for presentation of material in the report are attached. (MDM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Beryl Buck Inst. for Education, Novato, CA.
Identifiers: California; Fetal Drug Exposure