ERIC Number: ED260567
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-May
Reference Count: N/A
Special Programs: A Manual of Policies, Procedures and Guidelines. [Revised].
British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Div. of Special Education.
The manual presents policy and procedure guidelines for special education in British Columbia, Canada. Following an introduction and a statement of philosophy and goals, eleven topic areas are addressed: service delivery models (planning, administration, evaluation, coordination of services); division organization (Hearing Impaired and Speech Programs Branch, Indian Education Branch, Vision Services Branch); financial management system (service levels, cost factors, reporting structure, program monitoring); program guidelines (programs for severely and profoundly mentally handicapped, autistic, severe behavior problems, gifted, homebound); special health services (speech pathology); identification, assessment, and planning (screening assessment model, selection and use of tests, Individualized Education Programs); implementation/inservice; school-based administration; special programs transportation; learning assistance (resources, facilities, consultation); and funding-placement policy and procedures-severely handicapped children (provincial resource center and programs). The manual concludes with the texts of ministry policies and school legislation. (CL)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Handicap Identification, Inservice Teacher Education, Program Administration, School Policy, Severe Disabilities, Special Education, Special Health Problems, Speech Therapy, Student Evaluation, Transportation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Victoria. Div. of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: Canada