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ERIC Number: ED095680
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Pages: 208
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
The Handicapped Child's Right to an Education: A Handbook.
Chamberlain, Michael
The handbook is intended to inform parents of handicapped children and other child advocates of the right to education laws in New Hampshire and to suggest actions to obtain appropriate public education. Chapters focus on the following topics: the importance of an education to the handicapped child; definitions of the physically, intellectually, or emotionally handicapped person; the child's right to elementary and secondary education under general and specific state laws; the right to a preschool education; the need to notify the child's school district of a child's special needs; identification of the nature and/or severity of a child's learning problems; reevaluations; placement in a special educational program, the parent's right to a formal hearing before and after placement; monitoring the special class or educational program; the child's right to suitable transportation; and exemptions, suspensions, and dismissals. Appended are a bibliography, a glossary of legal terms, the state laws, the state standards for the education of handicapped persons, and a partial listing of the state's resources for the handicapped child. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: New Hampshire State Div. of Mental Health, Concord.
Authoring Institution: Child and Family Services of New Hampshire, Manchester.
Identifiers - Location: New Hampshire