ERIC Number: ED250889
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Guidelines for Assessment. Technical Assistance Bulletin.
Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Special Education.
The manual offers suggestions regarding the assessment process for handicapped children. Seven chapters address the following topics: the assessment process (a decisionmaking model); the referral process; planning for an individual assessment (formal and informal processes); determining eligibility (the presence or absence of a disability, an educational need); individualized education plan (IEP) assessment (modification of materials and personnel, suggestions for type and level of IEP assessment); actions following the initial assessment (translating assessment data into decisions, annual review, re-evaluation); special assessment issues (general guidelines for special assessment problems and assessment of multiply handicapped, bilingual, and secondary-aged students); and personnel roles in the assessment process. (CL)
Descriptors: Decision Making, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Evaluation Methods, Handicap Identification, Referral, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Placement
Texas Education Agency, 201 East Eleventh St., Austin, TX 78701 ($3.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin. Div. of Special Education.