ERIC Number: ED130487
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Directory of Learning Disabilities Services for State Education Agencies.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.
Incorporated from questionnaire data, the directory provides detailed information about services provided for children with specific learning disabilities in each state as well as in the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico, and districts covered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Information for each state usually includes the following: name and address of the consultant responsible for learning disabilities (LD) matters, percent of time above person spends as an LD consultant, the state's current statutory definition of specific learning disabilities, eligibility criteria specified by state for child's inclusion in the LD program, percentage of total school population considered, percentage limitation on LD classification in state, number of served LD children in state (broken down into pre-school, elementary, and secondary levels), state level of contribution for LD program, estimated number of practicing teachers certified in LD, teacher certification procedures set up in state in the area of LD, agency certifying LD teachers in state, program options available for delivery of the LD program, and colleges or universities in state currently preparing personnel in the area of LD. Provided in the appendixes are more detailed descriptions of eligibility criteria where they are specified by a state, teacher certification procedures, and titles of state research and demonstration projects and publications on specific learning disabilities. (SBH)
Descriptors: Admission Criteria, Consultants, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Child Research, Learning Disabilities, National Surveys, Preschool Education, Special Education Teachers, State Aid, State Programs, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Inc., NEA Building, 1201 16th Street, N.W., Suite 61OE, Washington, D.C. 20036
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.