ERIC Number: ED179032
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Fact Sheets from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children: 1977 Series.
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Information Center on Exceptional Children.
A series of 11 fact sheets giving basic information on specific subjects of interest to those working with handicapped and gifted children. The fact sheets, developed by the ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children during fiscal year 1977, are designed in a question/answer format and have resource references. Following are the topics of the fact sheets (with sample subtopics in parentheses): nondiscriminatory evaluation (definition, assessment selection); severely handicapped (identification, educational objectives, parent role in service delivery); individualized education program (definition, components, goal determination); procedural safeguards (requirement of Public Law 94-142--Education for All Handicapped Children Act, use of surrogate parents); child find (definition, outreach, evaluation procedures); the arts and the handicapped child (rationale, model programs); parents of handicapped children (parental problems, rights and responsibilities of parents); gifted and talented handicapped (definition, identification); mainstreaming (definition, rationale, effects on regular classroom teacher role); careers in special education (future outlook, related services); and child abuse and neglect (definition, identification, procedures for reporting). (PHR)
Descriptors: Art Education, Careers, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, Definitions, Due Process, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Legislation, Gifted, Handicapped Children, Identification, Individualized Programs, Mainstreaming, Outreach Programs, Parent Responsibility, Special Education, Teacher Role
ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22091 (Any 5 Fact Sheets $1.00).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Information Center on Exceptional Children.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act