ERIC Number: ED265696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Education of Behavior Disordered Students. Report of the West Virginia Task Force.
West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Learning Systems.
The report presents findings of a West Virginia task force on a program study for behavior disordered students in early childhood education, middle childhood education, and adolescent education. The first section presents a synopsis of studies on current research and best practices in the education of behavior disordered students. The conclusions include that academic, behavioral, and emotional/social deficits will decrease with early and appropriate intervention. Additional sections of the report include programmatic definitions for the education of behavior disorders and of autism; a program of study for behavior disorders which outlines six components (basic learning outcomes, behavior management, emotional/social education, career education, leisure skills, daily living and survival skills) and a program of study for autism with six components (behavior management, language and communication training, basic learning outcomes, daily living skills, career education, leisure skills); a discussion of alternative methods and techniques in service delivery; program assurances regarding monitoring and evaluations; recommendations to be submitted to the West Virginia Board of Education; and roles and responsibilities in implementing programs for the education of behavior disordered students in West Virginia. Appended materials include lists of articles, books, and non-print media resources for teachers, as well as books for children and adolescents. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Learning Systems.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia