ERIC Number: ED182939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Aug
Special Education Program for Severely and Profoundly Handicapped Individuals: A Directory of State Education Agency Services.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.
The report presents information based on a 1978 survey on programs in 46 state education agencies for severely and profoundly handicapped (SPH) individuals. The principal section of the report discusses summary data on state consultants responsible for services to SPH students, definitions, percentage of consultant time spent on programs, child find, individuals served in specific school settings, service models, certification procedures, personnel preparation in colleges and universities, model programs, inservice needs, and major trends in service delivery. Appendixes, comprising the bulk of the document, elaborate on the above topics, and include a 20 page paper by D. Bricker et al. entitled, "Issues in Certification for Teachers of the Severely Handicapped." (CL)
Descriptors: Consultants, Definitions, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Identification, Severe Disabilities, State Programs, State Surveys, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Trend Analysis
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 ($4.00)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.