ERIC Number: ED222008
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Benefits of Early Intervention for Special Children.
Bailey, Pamela W.; Trohanis, Pascal L.
The document contains summaries of over 50 publicly available publications which support the case for early intervention for handicapped children and their families. Section 1 contains studies pertaining to the effectiveness of any intervention. This section also describes projects approved by the United States Department of Education's Joint Dissemination Review Panel (JDRP). Section 2 covers materials that present little or no data but offer persuasive arguments in favor of intervening early with handicapped and at-risk children. A third section addresses the economics of early intervention. Section 4 contains references of collections of information. A final section offers abstracts of the four Early Childhood Research Institutes funded by Special Education Services, U.S. Department of Education--Research on the Early Abilities of Children with Handicaps (Project REACH), Kansas Research Institute for the Early Childhood Education of the Handicapped, Institute for the Study of Exceptional Children, and Carolina Institute for Research on Early Education for the Handicapped (CIREEH). Among the publications abstracted are the following: "Early Intervention with the Young Severely Handicapped Child" (D. Bricker, M. Dow); "The Milwaukee Project--A Study of the Use of Family Intervention to Prevent Cultural-Familial Mental Retardation" (R. Heber, H. Garber); "The Effects of Early Childhood Educational Intervention on School Performance" (F. Palmer); and "The Ypsilanti Perry Preschool Project--Preschool Years and Longitudinal Results" (D. Weikart, et al.). (SW)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Technical Assistance Development System.
Note: For related documents, see EC 150 072-077.