ERIC Number: ED098000
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1972-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education Programs & Services. [Bureau of Indian Affairs Guidelines].
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Guidelines for Special Education is a publication for use by educational personnel involved in special education. Emphasis is placed on the importance of preparing the exceptional child for the most useful future possible. Special education is seen as affording the exceptional child the opportunity to develop social, emotional, personal, and vocational skills to the fullest extent of his capabilities so that he has the opportunity to be a self-sufficient and contributing member of his community. BIA role and involvement in, and expectation for, local administration of special education programs are stated. For administrative use only, categorical descriptions of behavioral characteristics which can be observed and/or measured are given along with a suggested program plan for each category. Screening and assessment of exceptional children, professional personnel, materials and equipment, accountability, and information for the general public regarding special education are also discussed. (AH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Albuquerque, NM.