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ERIC Number: ED258429
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Children with Handicaps: Transition from Preschool to School Programs.
Gerlock, Elizabeth
The Tennessee Early Intervention Network for Children with Handicaps (TEINCH) examined problems in the transition from early childhood to elementary school programs. Surveys of administrators from public schools and preschools revealed helpful strategies (such as encouraging both preschool and school personnel to attend the child's individual educational plan (IEP) meetings and visits to possible school placements), as well as areas in need of change (such as better communication and coordination between public school and preschool personnel and more parent education). TEINCH obtained materials from demonstration projects across the country which have developed models for good transition practices. Brief summaries are offered, along with information from a TEINCH brochure containing checklists for administrators, sending and receiving teachers, and parents. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Meeting of the National Association of Social Workers (1985).