ERIC Number: ED315928
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Placement in the Least Restrictive Environment (LRE).
Doyle, Beverly; West-Tackett, Marsha
This document presents one module in a set of training resources for trainers to use with parents and/or professionals serving children with disabilties; focus in on placement in the least restrictive environment. The modules stress content and activities that build skills and offer resources to promote parent-professional collaboration. Each module takes about 2 hours to deliver. The module guide has eight sections: a publicity flyer, topic narrative, overview, trainer agenda, activities, summary, bibliography, and evaluation. Introductory information explains how to use the modules including conducting a needs assessment, planning the training, selecting the training module, implementation, evaluation, and followup. Objectives of this module are: (1) become familiar with the definitions of terms related to placement recommendations, (2) identify program placement and services options, (3) examine the legal issues surrounding least restrictive environment, (4) examine barriers to placement in the least restrictive environment and possible solutions to those barriers, and (5) develop skills in contributing to the program placement recommendation process. A bibliography identifies seven books, magazines, or other resources. (DB)
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Legal Responsibility, Mainstreaming, Normalization (Handicapped), Parent Education, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Preschool Education, Student Placement
Resources in Special Education, 900 J St., Sacramento, CA 95814-2703 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Note: For related documents, see EC 222 038-052.