ERIC Number: ED318171
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Mapping the Future for Children with Special Needs: P.L. 99-457.
Smith, Barbara, Ed.
This volume addresses the needs of decision-makers involved in implementing Public Law 99-457, Part H, which establishes a federal discretionary program to help states plan and implement a comprehensive, coordinated interdisciplinary program of early intervention services for children from birth through age 2. Chapter titles include the following: "P.L. 99-457: A Map for Planning Statewide Early Intervention,""What Children and Families Will Be Served through the System?,""How Will These Children and Families Be Brought into the System?,""What Strengths and Needs Do These Children and Families Have? Evaluation,""How Will the Needs of Children and Families Be Met? Establishing Goals, Identifying a Case Manager, Services, and Financing Services,""What Personnel Will Be Needed to Provide These Resources and Services and How Will They Be Prepared?," and "What Kind of Management and Monitoring Is Needed to See That the Goals of Early Intervention Are Accomplished?" A list of references accompanies each chapter. (JDD)
Descriptors: Administration, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Evaluation, Family Programs, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Handicap Identification, Infants, Needs Assessment, Personnel Needs, Preschool Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Statewide Planning, Toddlers
University of Iowa, 5295 Hospital School, Iowa City, IA 52242 ($3.50, quantity discount available).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Sponsor: Administration on Developmental Disabilities (DHHS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Univ. Affiliated Programs for the Developmentally Disabled, Washington, DC.; Iowa Univ., Iowa City.; Utah State Univ., Logan.; Washington Univ., Seattle.; Wisconsin Univ., Madison.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments 1986