ERIC Number: ED139127
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Oct
Reference Count: 0
A Plan for the Evaluation of an Early Childhood Intervention for Handicapped Children.
Macy, Daniel J.
Presented is a plan for evaluating Project KIDS (Kindling Individual Development Systems), a model program for developmentally delayed and physically handicapped infants, toddlers, preschool children, and their families. The KIDS program is described as providing services in a home-based training program, center-based infant stimulation classes, and school-based early childhood class units. Evaluation methodology is explained and evaluation questions are listed and detailed for each of the following program components: children component, parent component, staff development component, and demonstration/dissemination component. Brief descriptions are provided of each of the specified measurement instruments, such as the Bayley Scales of Infant Development, McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities, KIDS Inventory of Development Scale, KIDS Parental Expectations Test, and the KIDS Staff Development Survey. Data collection schedules and reporting schedules are included. (IM)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Evaluation Methods, Home Programs, Identification, Infants, Intervention, Measurement Techniques, Mental Retardation, Parent Participation, Performance Tests, Physical Disabilities, Professional Training, Program Descriptions, Staff Development
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented to the Annual Meeting of the Rocky Mountain Education Research Association (7th, Flagstaff, Arizona, October, 1976)