ERIC Number: ED116389
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: N/A
Emotionally Disturbed Programs.
Merrill Area Public Schools, WI.
Described is the Merrill Area (Wisconsin) Public School district's plan to develop and provide the necessary program and classes to meet the needs of behaviorally and emotionally disturbed students. Brief sections cover the following topics: program philosophy (provision of adequate education to each child); definition of the emotionally or behaviorally handicapped child (illustrative behavior patterns); program need (estimation of students needing services); legal basis for the program and services (the state law stating policy for the education of handicapped children); referral-placement procedures (a reference source for procedure guidelines); placement eligibility criteria (an outline of behavioral or emotional characteristics of children referred for service); program goals (an outline of administrative and instructional goals); program organization (structure of the self-contained/integrated classroom and the resource room); instructional program (the school day, curriculum, and return to regular program); the multidisciplinary team (school psychologist, building principals, and special education and regular classroom teachers); placement procedure (steps for administrators to follow); pupil progress report policy (parent conferences, written reports, and annual student evaluations); and faculty orientation (teacher education to gain better understanding of behaviorally and emotionally disabled students). (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Merrill Area Public Schools, WI.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin