ERIC Number: ED091883
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Utilizing Resources in the Handicapped Services Field: A Directory for Head Start Personnel.
Glassman, Lynne, Comp.
Presented in the guide to resources for preschool handicapped children are information on selected Federal agencies, associations, and directories; program descriptions of regional, State, and local resources; and a list of agencies, organizations, and special projects in the 50 States and U.S. territories. Usually given are address; telephone number; and a summary of activities, objectives, purpose, and/or membership for the following organizations: six Federal agencies such as the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped; three generic social and health services such as Medicaid; and 27 national associations such as the American Association on Mental Deficiency. Listed by title are 20 directories such as "A Directory of Summer Camps for Children with Learning Disabilities", and given for listings are address, date of publication, pagination, and price (in some cases). Offered are 21 program descriptions of regional, State, and local resources such as the Special Education Instructional Materials Centers/Regional Media Centers network, the First Chance network, and State directors of special education. Listings of resources in each State are arranged in the same format as the program descriptions and include resource title, address, director's name, affiliation (if appropriate), and telephone number. (MC)
Descriptors: Agencies, Community Programs, Directories, Early Childhood Education, Exceptional Child Services, Federal Government, Handicapped Children, National Organizations, Program Descriptions, Resource Materials, State Programs
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston Virignia 22091
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Office of Child Development (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Head Start Information Project.