ERIC Number: ED188382
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Early Childhood-Handicapped Resource Guide.
The guide is designed to consolidate into a systematic order the most common references and resources in the field of early childhood special education and to offer practical "how to" handouts which may aid adults working with young handicapped children. Ten sections contain information in the following areas (sample contents listed in parentheses): referral procedures (referral process flow chart for Iowa, placement procedures, and sample referral and notification forms); legal guidelines (a review of federal and state legislation, key points of P.L. 94-142--the Education for All Handicapped Children Act, and a report on the individualized education program); evaluation materials (checklists for assessing teacher and instructional program effectiveness, a scoring key for criterion referenced checklists, and a list of common instruments/tools used with preschool handicapped children); parent involvement (guidelines for working with parents, brief review of parent activities, and a reading guide on infants/children/families); behavior management (suggestions for handling behavior problems); curriculum areas (guidelines, forms, and activities for developing communication, motor, cognitive, self care, and social skills); resources/references (brief descriptions of selected Iowa organizations, a bibliography of materials, and a reading guide to references in the health/medical, and the theory/overview areas); attitudes (handouts for developing positive attitudes); and miscellaneous (requirements of teachers of preschool handicapped). (SBH)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Behavior Change, Cognitive Development, Communication Skills, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Legislation, Educational Resources, Evaluation Methods, Learning Activities, Motor Development, Parent Participation, Referral, Self Care Skills, Social Development
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Keystone Area Education, Elkader, IA.
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