ERIC Number: ED192488
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Impartial Hearing Officer: A Procedural Safeguards Training Manual for Colorado.
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Div. of Special Education Services.; Southwest Regional Resource Center, Salt Lake City, UT.
Written to be consistent with federal and Colorado laws, the manual focuses on training impartial hearing officers to achieve the guarantees of an appropriate education for all handicapped children. An overview of procedural safeguards is presented, including information on due process procedures for parents and children, protection in evaluation procedures, least restrictive environment, confidentiality, and individualized education programs. Legal requirements of state laws and regulations as well as Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 are detailed. A final section addresses prior-to-hearing activities, hearing procedures, hearing recommendations, and administrative review and civil action. Among five appendixes are sample forms, an analysis of hearing officer qualifications, and rules and regulations for P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act). (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. Div. of Special Education Services.; Southwest Regional Resource Center, Salt Lake City, UT.
Identifiers - Location: Colorado
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)