ERIC Number: ED185783
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun-30
Reference Count: N/A
PEECH Outreach Project (A Program for Early Education of Children with Handicaps). 1978-79 Final Report.
Cadman, Lois A.
The doument provides seven appendixes containing information on the PEECH (Program for Early Education of Children with Handicaps) Outreach Project. Appendix I contains a financial report form for the project. Outlined in Appendix II are PEECH Outreach goals and objectives (including the presentation of a Home Intervention Training Program), project services (such as technical assistance for replication), and responsibilities and qualifications of project staff. Appendix III consists of the final evaluation report. The report notes that five objectives were accomplished: (1) development of a model program for training handicapped children (6 months to 6 years) living in a rural area; (2) training of parents as paraprofessional educators of handicapped children; (3) use of parent paraprofessional educators as home teachers of handicapped children under the direction of certified teachers; (4) provision of preservice and inservice training of project personnel and parents of handicapped children involved in the project; and (5) provision for demonstration, dissemination, coordination, replication, and evaluation of the project. Included in the report is a detailed account of Project PEECH evaluation. A chart summarizing data on personnel receiving service is given in a fourth appendix. Tables with specific objectives data are presented in Appendix V; while Appendix VI offers copies of reports to outreach sites. A final appendix inventories PEECH Outreach professional books, texts, and training materials. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Service Center Region 9, Wichita Falls, TX.