ERIC Number: ED186432
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
FAPE [Free Appropriate Public Education]. University of Vermont Summer Institute (Burlington, Vermont, July 18-22, 1978).
Shiman, David, Ed.; And Others
This document contains the proceedings from the University of Vermont's 1978 summer institute on special education and Public Law 94-142. In addition to containing the welcoming address, presentations concerning interpreting the mainstreaming law, on perspectives from the bureau for the handicapped, on the need for due process for handicapped children, on the role and responsibilty of the parents of handicapped children, on the educational needs of classroom teachers who are required to implement the federal mandate, and on the weaknesses of standardized testing when applied in the context of PS 94-142 are included. Also discussed is the commitment of the state of Vermont to implementing change in the educational system. A listing of conference faculty is appended. (LH)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Educational Needs, Equal Education, Exceptional Persons, Federal Legislation, Individual Development, Individualized Instruction, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Needs Assessment, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Disabilities, Special Education, Teaching Methods, Testing
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Teacher Corps.
Authoring Institution: Vermont Univ., Burlington.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act