ERIC Number: ED297540
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Least Restrictive Environment: Commitment to Implementation. Proceedings of the National Leadership Conference (Indianapolis, Indiana, May 20-21, 1987).
Irwin, Marilyn, Ed.; Wilcox, Barbara, Ed.
The document consists of proceedings from the 1987 Leadership Conference on the topic of least restrictive environment (LRE) for severely disabled students. Contents include the following presentations: "The OSEP (Office of Special Education Programs) Plan for LRE" (G. Thomas Bellamy); "Bringing about Integrated Community-Based Programs for Students with Severe Handicaps" (Wayne Sailor); "Quality Indicators of Exemplary High School Programs for Students with Severe Handicaps" (Barbara Wilcox); "A Collaborative Model for LRE Statewide Implementation" (Henry Schroeder et al.); "Parents' Role in Quality School Programs" (Carol Inman et al.); "Developing District Level Support for LRE" (Harmon Baldwin et al.); "The Education of an Administrator" (Harmon Baldwin); "From a Parent's Point of View" (Cory Moore); "Blueprint for Change" (Mike Hardman); "Developing Building Support among Administrators and Student Body (Jerry Wagner et al.); "Preparing Teachers and Related Services Staff for Integration" (Diane Ryndak et al.); "Building Opportunities for After-School and Out of School Integration" (Robi Kronberg et al.); "Planning for Transition to Work and Community Life" (John Stern et al.); and "Preparing Students with Severe Intellectual Disabilities to Live, Work and Play in Integrated Settings" (Lou Brown). Results of the conference evaluation are presented in an appendix. (JW)
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Administrator Role, Community Programs, Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Mainstreaming, Normalization (Handicapped), Parent Role, School Districts, Severe Disabilities
Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, 2853 East 10th St., Bloomington, IN 47408, Attn: Library ($6.90).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Indiana Univ., Bloomington. Inst. for the Study of Developmental Disabilities.