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ERIC Number: ED193833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Pages: 509
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8391-1538-5
Implementing Learning in the Least Restrictive Environment: Handicapped Children in the Mainstream.
Schifani, John W., Ed.; And Others
The text is designed for special educators or others involved in providing services to handicapped children. The book is organized into three parts, and preceded by an introductory chapter, "Perspectives for Change" by R. Anderson et al. and followed by a paper entitled "Mainstreaming A Decade of Debate and Action" by G. Ensher et al. Part I explores the concept of the least restrictive environment in five chapters with the following titles and authors: "Environmental Alternatives for the Mildly and Moderately Handicapped" (V. Laycock); "Environmental Alternatives for the Severely and Profoundly Handicapped" (R. Anderson et al.); "Environmental Alternatives for the Physically Handicapped" (B. Greer et al.); "Environmental Alternatives for the Visually Handicapped" (S. Maron and D. Martinez); and "Environmental Alternatives for the Hearing Handicapped" (B. Clarke and P. Leslie). Part II examines fundamental strategies for instruction in five chapters with the following titles and authors: "The Individualized Education Program (IEP)--Foundation for Appropriate and Effective Instruction" (S. Odle and B. Galtelli); "Assessment and Evaluation in the Classroom" (V. Laycock); "Prescriptive Programming in the Mainstream" (V. Laycock); "Establishing the Learning Climate" (H. Rich); and "Managing Interfering Behavior" (H. Rich). The third part discusses resource and support systems in three chapters with the following titles and authors: "Related Services in the Schools" (B. Connolly et al.); "Supportive Services in the Community" (S. Odle and S. Kelly); and "Special Education, Vocational Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation--A Spectrum of Services to the Handicapped" (W. Jenkins and S. Odle). (PHR)
University Park Press, 233 E. Redwood St., Baltimore, MD 21202 ($19.95)
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A