ERIC Number: ED199991
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Serving Handicapped Children in Home-Based Head Start: A Guide for Home Visitors and Others Working With Handicapped Children and Their Families in the Home.
Boyd, Richard D., Ed.; Herwig, Julia, Ed.
The manual is intended to help home visitors, teachers, handicapped coordinators, parents, and others who work with young handicapped children in home based programs and to supplement training provided by the Home Start Training Centers. The manual contains 10 author contributed chapters. An introductory chapter by R. Boyd briefly considers advantages of home based programs for the handicapped. Other chapters have the following titles and authors: "Head Start Within the Community" (R. Offner, et al.); "Screening, Assessment and Diagnosis" (J. Herwig); "Individual Program Plan" (J. Herwig, M. Griffin); "The Home Visit: Planning" (J. Herwig, D. Cochran); "The Home Visit: Implementing" (C. Loftin, D. Cochran); "The Home Visit: The Rest of the Story" (B. Wolfe); "Records" (J. Herwig); "Helping to Enlarge the Child's World" (R. Boyd); and "Helping the Child Make a Transition" (R. Boyd). A major portion of the document consists of appendixes which provide information on the following: Home Start Training Center Programs, P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act) and Head Start, Head Start enrollment policy, recruitment, behavioral objectives, ten problems frequently encountered when using behavioral checklists, task analysis, making your home safe, home eye tests, and lesson plan development. The section on resources provides annotated lists of activity books; children's books about handicaps; home based materials; early childhood education materials; books on parent education and involvement; books on exceptional children; references on health, nutrition, and safety; books on child development; a list of organizations, and bibliographies. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Project Head Start.
Authoring Institution: Cooperative Educational Service Agency 12, Portage, WI.