ERIC Number: ED243288
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Dictionary: Terms Used in Education of the Handicapped. First Edition.
Nichols-Watts, Linda; Serebreni, Riqua Russell
The book defines terms and presents information on various aspects of educating handicapped children. Definitions of over 1,000 terms used in the education of handicapped children are presented in four sections: general terms, terms from P.L. 93-112, terms from P.L. 94-142, and terms from the supplement to P.L. 94-142. Additional topics covered in the booklet are the following: tests used in the education of the handicapped (annotations on over 200 assessment instruments); questions and answers regarding the individualized education program; regulations regarding postsecondary education for the handicapped; information on private schools for the handicapped (including descriptions of 20 schools and camps); rights and responsibilities of parents of the handicapped (including sections on notice, consent, evaluation and placement, records, confidentiality, and hearing rights). Listings of state education agencies for the handicapped, organizations and agencies for the handicapped, federally mandated agencies for the handicapped, state and local advocacy groups, and offices for civil rights conclude the booklet. (CL)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Definitions, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Individualized Education Programs, Organizations (Groups), Parent Role, Postsecondary Education, Resource Materials, State Programs
Professional Associations, Network Press, P.O. Box 902, Fayettville, AR 72702 ($12.50).
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A