ERIC Number: ED161181
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
The Status of Handicapped Children in Head Start Programs. Fifth Annual Report of the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare to the Congress of the U.S. on Services Provided to Handicapped Children in Project Head Start.
Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
The report provides information on distribution of and services provided to handicapped children in Head Start. It is explained that the report is based on a survey from the 1976-1977 Full Year and 1976 Summer Head Start programs. An introductory section provides an overview of Head Start policies and services to handicapped children. The status of handicapped children in Head Start is depicted in terms of the number enrolled and types and severity of handicapping conditions. Services, including outreach, diagnosis and assessment, mainstreaming and special services, and parent programs, are examined. Appended are survey results of handicapped children in Head Start by state. (CL)
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Early Childhood Education, Exceptional Child Services, Handicapped Children, Statistical Data
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 017-000-00207-4)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.