ERIC Number: ED204984
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight on Education for All Handicapped Children Act, 1980. Oversight on Public Law 94-142, Education for All Handicapped Children Act. Part 2. Hearings before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session (July 29 and 31, and September 10, 1980).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
The document contains proceedings from oversight hearings on the problems and difficulties of implementing P.L. 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act. Testimonies cover such issues as the failure to carry out effective and proper physical education programs, improper student placement, misapplication of the mainstreaming concept, and inadequate technical assistance and inservice training for teachers and administrators. Among the articles and memorandums, the following are included: "Determination of Eligibility for Special Education;""Draft Final Report for a Study of Teacher Concerns with Public Law 94-142;""Final Draft Policy Paper on Individualized Education Programs (IEP's);""Going Wrong with Handicapped Rights;""Implications of Noncategorical Special Education;""Patterns of Physician Participation in the Evaluation of Handicapped Children for Special Education Programs--A Report on State Regulations;""Policy Statement on Implementing Public Law 94-142, State-Federal Administrative Questions regarding the Education for All Handicapped Children Act;""Results of a National Survey on Parents' Experiences in Participating in Individual Educational Plan Provisions of Public Law 94-142;" and Sensorimotor Integration Program preliminary assessment forms. Statements are presented from individuals representing organizations and agencies including the National Society for Autistic Children, American Federation of Teachers, National Association of School Psychologists, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities, and Special Olympics, Inc. A statement of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association concludes the document with sections addressing early education, continuous education, the link between special education and related services, excessive paperwork, funding, identification, child count, evaluation, and implementation of the IEP. (SB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act