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ERIC Number: ED261477
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Developing and Implementing Summer-School Programs for Students with Severe Handicaps.
Sobsey, Dick
The paper reviews court decisions mandating extended-year programs for students with severe and multiple handicaps for whom regression during the summer break threatens the development of independence and addresses considerations in developing such extended year programs. Guidelines center on eligibility, funding, program focus, program length, beginning dates for assessment and planning, opportunities for integration, staffing considerations, and instructional delivery. The paper stresses the value of maintaining instructional continuity, maximizing instruction, making the best use of available resources, and combining instruction with recreational activities. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (63rd, Anaheim, CA, April 15-19, 1985).