ERIC Number: ED292258
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education Curriculum (Computerized IEP Catalog).
Garland Independent School District, TX.
This special education curriculum, developed by the Garland (Texas) Independent School District, outlines the basic tools for preparing an Individual Educational Plan (IEP) for each handicapped student. The curricular information is organized and coded to facilitate computerized printing of the IEP. The document begins with a list of 13 handicapping conditions, 20 responsible staff positions, 119 curriculum areas, and almost 1,000 suggested resources/materials, along with their computer codes. Long-term goals are provided for the areas of reading, written expression, math, spelling, early childhood, hospital/homebound, occupational/physical therapy, vision, adapted physical education, developmental instruction/life skills, preverbal, early language, language, articulation, fluency, vocational life skills, tongue thrust, voice, behavior, and maintenance of essential elements. Short-term objectives comprise the following section and are categorized as follows: social/emotional, speech and language, visually handicapped, adapted physical education, occupational/physical therapy, life skills, early childhood, elementary, secondary, and maintenance. Some of the objectives are accompanied by the codes for appropriate materials from the "Suggested Resources/Materials" list. The volume concludes with competency tests for each area. (JDD)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competency Based Education, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs, Instructional Materials, Management Information Systems, Resources, Special Education, Student Educational Objectives
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Garland Independent School District, TX.