ERIC Number: ED392229
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Guide to Education for Students with Special Needs.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Special Educational Services Branch.
This guide sets out the requirements and expectations for the development and delivery of programs for students with special needs in Alberta, Canada. First, it describes legislation (especially the School Act of 1988) and policy related to educating students with special needs. Next it specifies established requirements and expectations in the following areas: screening for early identification, referral, assessment, program planning and implementation, program placement, outcomes, appeals, children's services, health-related support services, transition planning, and school board policy. A glossary defines key terms and an appendix defines the categories of special needs which are accepted and used for administrative and funding purposes in the province. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Definitions, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Program Development, Special Needs Students, State Standards
Special Education Branch, 10th Floor, East Devonian Bldg., 11160 Jasper Ave., Edmonton, Alberta 5TK 0L2, Canada.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents; Administrators
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Special Educational Services Branch.