ERIC Number: ED264669
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
Down's Syndrome Project: Dissemination Manual. Bulletin 1719.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
The material describes Louisiana's Down's Syndrome Project designed to prepare young children with Down's syndrome for transition to school and for placement in the least restrictive environment. Program location, budgeting, and funding information are discussed along with four major objectives. An organizational chart illustrates local and state collaboration. Staff development activities are briefly reviewed, and parent program efforts (evening meetings, a parent support group, counseling, and information and referral services) are described. Home-based and center-based services to children are summarized along with information on curriculum. The project's community awareness program includes a volunteer component and a practicum/internship program. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana