ERIC Number: ED244418
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
A Resource Manual for the Development and Evaluation of Special Programs for Exceptional Students. Volume III-J: Interagency Service Plans for the Profoundly Mentally Handicapped. Part 2: Partners in Planning--A Trainer's Guide, July 1, 1981-June 30, 1983.
Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL.
One of a series designed to help Florida school districts provide special programs for exceptional children, the manual presents a training guide on interagency coordination for profoundly mentally handicapped students. Instructions are provided for conducting group sessions and extensive examples of handouts are furnished. Objectives are listed and procedures detailed for each of four modules covering the following topics (sample subtopics in parentheses): participation in service planning (use of different terms to refer to the target population, organization of state and local education agencies, need for joint planning and service delivery); statutes, rules, and regulations affecting service planning (state and federal requirements for sevice plans and reviews, legal terms); documents used for service planning (planning processes for Individual Educational Programs and habilitation plans, relationships among different service plans); and methods for cooperative planning (alternative methods of cooperative planning, their advantages and disadvantages). Each module also includes questions to ask, aspects to explain, and self-check exercises. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Authoring Institution: Leon County Schools, Tallahassee, FL.
Note: The document was developed by Exceptional Student Education. For related documents, see ED 235 643, ED 235 652, and EC 162 404-420.