ERIC Number: ED332413
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Mar
Reference Count: N/A
Glossary of Acronyms, Laws, and Terms for Parents Whose Children Have Emotional Handicaps. Families as Allies Project. Second Edition.
Norman, Loretta, Ed.; Friesen, Barbara J.
This reference guide provides a glossary of over 80 acronyms relevant to the area of serving children with emotional handicaps. It lists eight federal laws by their commonly used abridged names (such as Section 504) and notes the formal name of each law and its purpose. The guide also provides definitions for almost 100 terms important in the emotional handicaps field, such as oppositional disorder, least restrictive environment, and adjudicated. (Two references) (JDD)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Mental Health (DHHS), Rockville, MD.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Portland State Univ., OR. Research and Training Center on Family Support and Children's Mental Health.