ERIC Number: ED312820
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Review of the Present Situation of Special Education.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
The review of special education worldwide is based on questionnaire replies of appropriate ministries in 58 United Nations member states during 1986-87. The first part of the review consists of a summary and analysis of data collected concerning such aspects of special education as policy, legislation, administration and organization, special education provision, training, finance, research, and development. Issues are identified in the areas of legislation, access to education, integration, parental involvement, information exchange, and the language of handicap. National summaries are provided for the following countries: Algeria, Argentina, Barbados, Botswana, Brazil, Cameroon, Chile, China, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Finland, German Democratic Republic, Federal Republic of Germany, Ghana, Guatemala, Hungary, Indonesia, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Rumania, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, Uganda, Uruguay, Venezuela, Yugoslavia, Zaire, Zambia, Zimbabwe. The questionnaire is attached. (DB)
Descriptors: Administration, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Educational Policy, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Research and Development, Special Education
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Special Education Programme, 7 Place Fontenoy, Paris, France 75700.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).