ERIC Number: ED228756
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Sep-27
Reference Count: N/A
OUTREACH: Macomb 0-3 Regional Project. A Rural Child-Parent Service. Program Performance Report, July 1, 1981 to June 30, 1982.
Western Illinois Univ., Macomb. Coll. of Education.
A 1981-1982 performance report of a model child/parent service for rural handicapped and high-risk infants, toddlers, and their families (OUTREACH) is presented. Outcome data and various program materials are presented for the OUTREACH: Macomb 0-3 Regional Project (Western Illinois University), which provides an educational/remediation program, parent education, and assistance in replicating the program in rural communities. For each of the following objectives, information is presented on specific activities and accomplishments: 1) increase program awareness by national dissemination of information; 2) revise and develop instructional, management, and training plans and materials; 3) provide training and technical assistance in establishing and evaluating the project in other localities; 4) provide training and consultation services for working with handicapped young children and their families; 5) participate in national, state, and local coordination and activities related to the education of young handicapped children; 6) monitor and evaluate the quality and effectiveness of program activities; and 7) refine and disseminate model approaches for program activities. Appended materials include: evaluation results; activity announcements and agenda; evaluation forms; a list of fine motor skills, activity examples, and references; proceedings of the 1982 Handicapped Children Early Education Program (HCEEP) Rural Workshop; a directory of HCEEP First Chance Project in Illinois; sample site agreements; and three articles about the project, including a catalog of early education special education resources. (SEW)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Evaluative; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Handicapped Children's Early Education Program.
Authoring Institution: Western Illinois Univ., Macomb. Coll. of Education.