ERIC Number: ED176433
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Oct-24
Reference Count: N/A
Evaluation of the Process of Mainstreaming Handicapped Children Into Project Head Start. Phase I: Final Report. Volume II: Reference Tables.
Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.
The booklet presents the reference tables for the Phase I Final Report on the Evaluation of the Process of Mainstreaming Handicapped Children Into Project Head Start. Data presented focuses on three areas: program-specific data on Head Start programs, child-specific data for sample handicapped children, and program-specific data on non-Head Start programs. Instruments used in the study included questionnaires, interviews, and observations. Among the purposes of the study were: 1) to describe the enrollment and termination procedures used, and the types of handicapped children enrolled, in the various preschool programs; 2) to describe facilities and equipment in Head Start centers; 3) to determine program demographic characteristics; 4) to describe services provided to the child; 5) to determine the extent of social integration of the child in the classroom; 6) to describe the characteristics of the child's service providers and the types of services provided; 7) to analyze the child's diagnostic file; 8) to determine program characteristics and services typically provided to handicapped children; and 9) to describe program facilities and equipment. (DLS)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Applied Management Sciences, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.