ERIC Number: ED201096
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Surrogate Parent Manual: State of Louisiana, Bulletin 1559.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
The manual presents Louisiana's policies and guidelines for assigning and monitoring surrogate parents for handicapped children. The first section presents guidelines for administrators regarding the program's organization (interagency relations, needs assessments, and child eligibility) and the program's services (recruitment, screening, training, matching, monitoring, technical assistance, and case management). The second part, the surrogate parent training manual, includes information on the following topics: P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and Louisiana state law; a free, appropriate public education; identification, location, and evaluation; the individualized education program; the least restrictive educational environment; procedural safeguards; and the role, qualifications, and responsibilities of surrogate parents. Among 20 appendixes are a sample interagency agreement, flow charts for various program aspects, and numerous sample forms. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act