ERIC Number: ED170971
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Low Incidence Handicapped Children: An Administrative Guide.
Peck, Camille McGreevy
Intended for local education agency administrators who are establishing programs for children with low incidence handicapping conditions (severe and multiple handicaps), the manual presents information on a range of program topics. Separate chapters are devoted to the following aspects (subtopics in parentheses): identification (presenting problems, Child Find implications); screening and assessment (multidisciplinary approach, protection in evaluation); admission, review, and dismissal process (interpretation of assessment data); individualized education programs (format, planning, establishing timelines); staff (teacher and aide competencies, ratios, related services staff); parents (education, resources); facilities (building design, safety, classroom design); equipment; materials (descriptions of texts and assessment instruments); transportation (legal requirements, emergencies); and funding (estimated breakdown of costs for typical facility). (CL)
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Equipment, Evaluation Methods, Facilities, Identification, Individualized Programs, Multiple Disabilities, Parent Role, Program Administration, Screening Tests, Severe Disabilities, Teacher Education, Teaching Skills, Transportation
Maryland State Department of Education, Special Education Division, Information Management Branch, P.O. Box 8717, Baltimore, Maryland 21240 ($3.25)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Office of Special Education.