ERIC Number: ED198656
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
P.L. 94-142: It's the Law. Physical Education and Recreation for the Handicapped.
Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, Washington, DC.
Intended to help parents, teachers, administrators and Special Olympics volunteers better understand the rights and educational needs of handicapped children, the manual is organized into nine competency based guides for use in workshops on the physical education and recreation services mandated by P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act). An introductory section introduces the manual and gives guidelines for planning a workshop including a calendar, a master checklist, and an inservice needs assessment. Each of the nine guides contains specific information regarding the law, implications for physical education and recreation, and some concluding self evaluation questions and answers. Chapters have the following titles: "PL 94-142: The Education of All Handicapped Children Act of 1975;""The Individualized Education Program (IEP);""Assessments and Evaluation;""Goals, Behavioral Objectives and Task Analysis;""PL 94-142: Implications for Physical Educators;""PL 94-142: Implications for Recreation Leaders;""PL 94-142; Implications for Administrators;""The Role of Parents in the Education of Their Handicapped Children;" and "Developing a Comprehensive Individualized Physical Education Program." A resource guide is included which identifies resources (both persons and agencies) by state, who offer information and services; lists references containing legal citations and explanations of P.L. 94-142; provides a glossary of terms; and contans implementation forms (separate spirit masters) appropriate for planning physical education, recreation, or Special Olympics programs. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Physical Education, Program Development, Records (Forms), Recreation, Resource Materials, Workshops
Special Olympics, Inc., 1701 K St., N.W., Suite 203, Washington, DC 20006 ($6.50).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Innovation and Development.
Authoring Institution: Joseph P. Kennedy, Jr. Foundation, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act