ERIC Number: ED263729
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
A Training Manual for Surrogate Parents.
Minnesota Curriculum Services Center, White Bear Lake.; PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
The manual is intended for training surrogate parents of handicapped children according to Minnesota and federal statutes and regulations. Section 1 provides an overview of the surrogate parent program, noting relevant legislation, functions, rights, and responsibilities. Section 2 reviews the history of special education and related state and federal legislation. Section 3, on special education procedures and services, examines referral, assessment, and individualized education program meetings. The fourth section focuses on resolving differences through communication and describes Minnesota's complaint procedures. Section 5 presents a case study to illustrate the role of a surrogate parent. The final section provides appended materials, including Minnesota State Board of Education rules and other regulations and a bibliography. Sample forms are included throughout. (CL)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Parent Education, Program Development, State Legislation, State Standards
Minnesota Curriculum Services Center, 3554 White Bear Ave., White Bear Lake, MN 55110 ($16.00 post paid, Catalog No. B623).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul.
Authoring Institution: Minnesota Curriculum Services Center, White Bear Lake.; PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
Identifiers - Location: Minnesota