ERIC Number: ED217603
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Program Performance Report 1980-81. Preschool Program: A Regional Demonstration Program for Preschool Handicapped Children.
Putnam and Northern Westchester Counties Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Yorktown Heights, NY.
One of 10 documents developed by the Preschool Program for Handicapped Children of the Putnam/Northern Westchester (NY) Board of Cooperative Educational Services, the report details accomplishments during the 1980-81 school year. The following are reported as major accomplishments: Joint Dissemination Review Panel (JDRP) unanimous approval; outreach funding for 1981-82; continuation funding for services to children and their families through the Family Court Act for between 100 and 150 children annually; The Long Range Effects of the Preschool Handicapped Program--A Followup Study; leadership institute on "The Efficacy of Early Childhood Education for the Handicapped" for local state and county officials; interagency collaboration evaluation; interagency cooperation chapter for TADS "Interagency Casebook"; Putnam/Westchester Early Childhood Special Needs coalition formed; two replication sites; over 200 requests for information; six completed products; over 30 awareness, conference, and training sessions; and publicity in 10 local newsletters. Specific program objectives are discussed in terms of direct supplementary services for children's services, parent/family participation, assessment of the child's progress, inservice training for project staff, training for personnel from other programs or agencies, demonstration/disseminaton activities, coordination with other agencies, continuation, and replication. Program spinoffs are separately considered. A major portion of the document consists of appendixes providing program materials organized according to the program objectives. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Disabilities, Inservice Teacher Education, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Program Evaluation, Staff Development, Student Evaluation
Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES, Preschool Program, French Hill School, Baldwin Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 ($1.00).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Handicapped Children's Early Education Program.
Authoring Institution: Putnam and Northern Westchester Counties Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Yorktown Heights, NY.