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ERIC Number: ED171049
Record Type: Non-Journal
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Pages: 27
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Special Education and Related Services for Handicapped Young Children (18-36 months): The Project WISP Center-Based Program.
Stile, Ann; Stile, Steve
The paper summarized the rationale for early intervention programs and describes the major components of the Project WISP (Wyoming Infant Stimulation Program) center-based program for handicapped young children (18-36 months). Early intervention for handicapped children is justified from five points-of-view: prevention of failure during subsequent school years, parent programing, learning, social change, and educational economics. It is explained that Project WISP was established to provide demonstration/replication services to interested individuals throughout Wyoming and to directly serve young handicapped children and their families. Five major components of the model are outlined: screening, instructional development, instruction, and evaluation. Appended are a sample intake form, an excerpt from the Developmental Screening Inventory, an excerpt from the WISP information manual, and an excerpt from SEED (Sewall Early Education Development Program) Developmental Profiles. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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