ERIC Number: ED294368
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
The Least Restrictive Environment: Knowing One When You See It. News Digest #5.
Murphy, James, Ed.; Hobbs, Barbara
News Digest, n5 1986
This edition of the newsletter of the National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth explains the meaning of Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) and shows how it can be put into operation not only in school but throughout the life of a disabled person. Brief articles have the following titles: "The Least Restrictive Environment: Knowing One When You See It"; "Education" (guidelines for evaluating good LRE programs and suggestions for parents); and "LRE and the Lives of Adults with Disabilities" (helpful organizations, social dimensions of independence, the work world, postsecondary education, and self advocacy). (DB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Mainstreaming, Normalization (Handicapped), Personal Autonomy, Postsecondary Education
National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Box 1492, Washington, DC 20013 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Interstate Research Associates, Inc., Washington, DC.; National Information Center for Handicapped Children and Youth, Washington, DC.
Note: For related information see EC 202 536-540.