ERIC Number: ED366133
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) for Infants, Toddlers, and Their Families Annual Performance Report, Year V (1991-1993).
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Div. of Special Education Services.
This fifth annual report describes activities of Colorado's Statewide system of services and supports in compliance with Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The report notes an increasing emphasis on the following: values-oriented planning with extensive family involvement, interagency coordination, coordinated financing of services, identification and use of natural supports, and development of community based services and supports. Activities are reported by specific legislative requirement, including: (1) state definition of developmental delay; (2) central directory; (3) timetable for serving all eligible children; (4) public awareness program; (5) comprehensive Child Find system; (6) evaluation and assessment; (7) Individualized Family Service Plans; (8) comprehensive system of personnel development; (9) personnel standards; (10) procedural safeguards; (11) supervision and monitoring of programs; (12) responsibilities of lead agency; and (13) data collection. Also covered are sources of support, interagency agreements, and use of Part H Year V funds. Appendices include organizational and activity graphics, a list of current sources of financing, a Colorado interagency memorandum concerning Part H implementation, graphics illustrating the statewide support system and the functions and structure of Part H, and the community application packet. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Div. of Special Education Services.
Identifiers: Colorado; Developmental Delays; Early Identification; Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part H
Note: For the 1990-1992 report, see ED 359 731.