ERIC Number: ED121009
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
National Technical Assistance Systems in Special Education.
Reynolds, Maynard C., Ed.
Presented are 17 papers and a summary from the 1974 conference on National Technical Assistance Systems in Special Education. Included are presentations by the following participants: J. Gallagher, D. Stedman, D. Lillie and T. Black, D. Davies, E. Deno, J. McCarthy, D. Jackson, K. Lundholm, J. Chalfant, R. Johnson et al., P. Mann, W. Korba, R. Podemski and J. Yates, D. Erickson, H. Bertness, D. McCarthy, and M Parrish. Among topics covered are: the structure and organization of support systems from both a theoretical and practical point of view; the functions and operations of the Technical Assistance and Development System (TADS) at the University of North Carolina; descriptions of the Learning Disabilities, Gifted and Talented, and Exceptional Children Leadership Training Institutes; experiences with a technical assistance delivery system in a Philadelphia school district; activities of the University Council for Educational Administration; and a discussion of educational support systems in the sociological context. M. Reynolds summarizes the views of conference participants on such questions as whether national technical assistance or support systems are really necessary and who should be the clients for supportive services. (LS)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Delivery Systems, Exceptional Child Education, Gifted, Handicapped Children, Leadership Training, Program Descriptions, Special Education, Technical Assistance
Leadership Training Institute/Special Education, 253 Burton Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455 (Limited edition)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Leadership Training Inst./Special Education.
Note: Report of the Conference (Washington, D.C., May 29-30, 1974)