ERIC Number: ED201146
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
Serving the Learning Disabled Child in New York State.
New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
The manual is designed to assist local New York State Committees on the Handicapped in the identification of learning disabled (LD) children and in the development of recommendations for the provision of special education programs and services in the least restrictive educational setting. The manual provides information on: the most currently acceptable definition of the term "learning disability," recognition of the LD child, characteristics of LD students, the referral process, factors involved in deciding whether a child is or is not LD, procedural checkpoints for evaluating a child who may be LD, placement alternatives, considerations for selecting and planning individualized education programs for LD children, and alternatives for those pupils the Committee on the Handicapped determines not to be LD. Appended is information on and a listing of the state's 51 training centers. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
Identifiers - Location: New York