ERIC Number: ED097788
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan-24
Reference Count: N/A
Handbook: Exceptional Child Education.
Hillsborough County Board of Public Instruction, Tampa, FL.
The handbook contains forms, placement criteria, and procedural provisions for 17 program departments in the exceptional child program of the Hillsborough County public school system in Tampa, Florida. Included in the description of the Exceptional Child Education Department and the Exceptional Child Education Office are aspects of staffing and samples of general forms such as parental agreement to special class placement. Individually described are programs serving the following exceptionalities: educable mentally handicapped, trainable mentally handicapped, speech and language handicapped, specific learning disabilities, emotionally disturbed, socially maladjusted, gifted, hearing impaired/deaf, blind and partially sighted, physically handicapped, homebound and hospitalized, multiple handicapped--deaf/blind, hearing impaired/multi-method, and hard of hearing. Usually provided for each program are criteria for participation, procedural provisions such as screening and referral, placement, dismissal, and samples of specific program forms. Also explained is the role of the coordinator of admissions and special services. It is noted that the handbook is a working document intended to be revised for each school year. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Hillsborough County Board of Public Instruction, Tampa, FL.
Identifiers - Location: Florida