ERIC Number: ED264692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Sep
Reference Count: 0
Designing and Implementing a Program for Children with Handicapping Conditions: Birth to Five.
New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.
The publication is intended to help those wishing to establish educational programs for handicapped preschoolers. Nine topic areas are addressed: (1) assessing local service needs; (2) identifying available funding sources; (3) choosing a program site; (4) locating and accessing referral services (suggested strategies for generating referrals); (5) conducting screening and assessment to determine program eligibility (available screening instruments); (6) developing an Individualized Education Program (IEP) (present levels of performance, annual goals, short-term objectives, IEP reviews); (7) designing the program (program models, staffing, scheduling considerations, curriculum development and implementation); (8) establishing effective home-school partnerships; and (9) considering additional factors (health and safety requirements, transportation arrangements, confidentiality of records, staff development). Among six appendixes are a list of screening and assessment instruments. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions.