ERIC Number: ED089508
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Sep
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Operations Handbook: Helping Eliminate Early Learning Disabilities.
Central Point School District 6, OR.
The operations handbook for Project HEELD (Helping Eliminate Early Learning Disabilities) describes procedures used to identify and remediate learning disabilities among 5-year-old children in an Oregon school district. Described are the following project phases: selection of participants and training of staff, special class instruction for identified children, the summer school program, and the first grade followup program. It is explained that a major goal of the program was reducing the percentage of entering first graders scoring poorly (D or E) on the Metropolitan Readiness Test. Following an overview of the Title III project and a description of the school district; 10 sections provide information on the following program aspects: publicity, location of children, and home visits; testing and pupil selection; parents' groups; staff training; instruction; summer school and follow through; personal reflections on the project; lists of instructional resources; characteristics of 5-year-olds used as rationale for the project; and the funding plan to implement project goals. The last section reviews the final evaluation and project revisions including a third party audit, subjective evaluation, and revisions following the first year evaluation. (DB)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Elementary and Secondary Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Central Point School District 6, OR.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon