ERIC Number: ED254002
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Clarification of P.L. 94-142 for the Special Educator.
Holland, Richard P.
The guide is intended to help clarify P.L. 94-142, The Education for All Handicapped Children Act, and its implementing regulations for special educators. Information is organized in three major sections: (1) background and purpose of the law and regulations (including reviews of such major provisions as free appropriate public education, least restrictive environment, procedural safeguards, and individualized education programs (IEPs)) (2) effects of the law on special educators (answers to commonly asked questions on such topics as IEP development, parent-teacher cooperation, referrals, and inservice); and (3) activities to help special educators prepare to implement the law (learning about sources of help and information, developing consultant skills, becoming familiar with job opportunities for handicapped students and facilitating appropriate vocational/career education, and working successfully with parents). Appended informaton includes highlights of P.L. 94-142 regulations. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: LINC Resources, Inc., Columbus, OH.; Research for Better Schools, Inc., Philadelphia, PA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act