ERIC Number: ED266606
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Alternative Futures in Special Education.
Gallagher, James J., Ed.; Weiner, Bluma B., Ed.
Twelve author-contributed papers from a 1984 conference examine the future of special education. The following titles and authors are represented: "The Institute for Research on Exceptional Children at the University of Illinois" (S. Kirk and W. Spalding); "The Family with a Child Who Is Handicapped: Research Focus for the 1980's" (J. Gallagher); "Families with Mentally Retarded Members: An Agenda for Research 1985-2000" (B. Farber); "Future Directions in Early Childhood Education for Exceptional Children" (M. Karnes); "The Future of Early Childhood Special Education: A Perspective on Prevention" (K. Scott and D. Carran); "Technology and Special Education Futures: Paradigm Shift" (S. Ashcroft); "Technology: A Look Into the Future for Special Education" (L. Stolurow); "The Center for Studies in Education and Human Development: A Programmatic Approach to Research in the Area of Deafness" (D. Moores); "Leadership Training Models for the Future" (C. Howe); "A Proposed American Academy of Scholars in Education of the Handicapped" (L. Dunn); "The Future of Legislative Advocacy for Exceptional Children" (E. Boggs); "Public Policy and Special Education: An Unfinished Agenda" (E. Martin). (CL)
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Relationship, Futures (of Society), Leadership Training, Legislation, Prevention, Public Policy, Research Needs, Special Education
The Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091 ($17.50, $14.90 members; Publication No. P306).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.