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ERIC Number: ED299726
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Feb
Pages: 705
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Alternative Futures for Rural Special Education. Proceedings of the Annual ACRES National Rural Special Education Conference (8th, Monterey, California, February 24-27, 1988).
Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, CA.; San Jose State Univ., CA.; American Council on Rural Special Education.; San Benito County Office of Education, CA.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
The document contains the proceedings of a February 1988, conference on alternative futures for rural special education. After a keynote address titled "Rural Is Where the Heart Is" by Phyllis Kaplan, the approximately 100 presentations focused on such topics as the following: work experience service delivery; needs based approach for comprehensive family services; using peer coaching; cooperative learning and effective instruction strategies to promote social integration of middle school and junior high school exceptional students; transition team building; preparation of personnel for minority handicapped children; serving an at-risk population in a rural area; a cooperative model program for college-age learning disabled; quantitative and qualitative differences among special education programs in rural, regional, and metropolitan areas; Maine's support network for rural special educators; rural Child-Find services; Fetal Alcohol Syndrome and children at risk--a collaborative intervention approach; developing community resources to support rural gifted programs; college extension courses and field experiences; parent input for special education program development; training parents of developmentally delayed children; importance of rural behavioral disorder teacher competencies to teachers and faculty; adaptive physical education; training and employment of paraprofessional personnel; team building--a transdisciplinary approach; developing a low incidence preservice training program; using telecourses for continuing professional education; and identifying training needs for rural special educators. (DB)
American Council on Rural Special Education, 359 Miller Hall, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA 98225 ($35.00 each; $30.00 each for 13 or more).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Monterey County Office of Education, Salinas, CA.; San Jose State Univ., CA.; American Council on Rural Special Education.; San Benito County Office of Education, CA.; California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Note: The use of colored paper may affect legibility. For selected individual papers, see EC 211 006-031.