ERIC Number: ED179034
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Fact Sheets from the ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children: 1979 Series.
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Information Center on Exceptional Children.
A series of 20 fact sheets is provided 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 1979, are designed in question/answer format and have resource references. Following are the topics of the fact sheets: career education, how a parent group can effect legislation for the gifted and talented, the special education job market, federal resources for special education, assessment of minority students, cultural values and motivation, educational rights of American Indian and Alaska native handicapped children, special problems of handicapped minority students, multicultural education and the exceptional child, self identity and the culturally diverse child, affirmative action for the handicapped, reaching handicapped children in their early years, the argument for early intervention, the IEP (individualized educational plan) review, parents' rights and responsibilities, privacy and confidentiality, adjudicated handicapped youth, responsibilities of regular classroom teachers for handicapped students, higher education for handicapped students, and bilingual education for exceptional children. (PHR)
Descriptors: Alaska Natives, American Indians, Bilingual Education, Career Education, Civil Rights, Confidentiality, Definitions, Delinquency, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Legislation, Gifted, Handicapped Children, Individualized Programs, Infants, Intervention, Labor Market, Mainstreaming, Minority Groups, Multicultural Education, Parent Responsibility, Privacy, Self Concept, Student Evaluation, Teacher Responsibility, 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 - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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.
Note: For related materials, see EC 121 325-328.