ERIC Number: ED346696
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Feeding Students in School: Providing Guidelines and Information on Safe Feeding Practices for Special Students.
Hall, Sandra; And Others
This manual provides guidelines for safe feeding practices for students with disabilities in Oregon schools. Stressed is the importance of distinguishing between feeding for the maintenance of health and feeding for the acquisition of skills. Individual sections cover: definitions of feeding programs; the school district responsibility; risks; resources available within the educational setting; assessment; determining the need for a medical assessment; the educational team; training others to feed safely; responsibilities of the trainee; monitoring of safe feeding programs; other health factors affecting safe feeding; environmental issues affecting safe feeding; remedial feeding/eating; liability; and cost of safe feeding programs. Appendices include the following: a safe feeding checklist; a feeding protocol; a health care plan; a sample training packet; sample non-oral feeding procedures; sample feeding forms; a list of 27 nutrition books/articles for special needs children; and an emergency protocol. (DB)
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Dietetics, Elementary Secondary Education, Food, Guidelines, Nutrition, Pupil Personnel Services, Safety, Self Care Skills, Special Health Problems
Oregon Department of Education, Publication Sales Clerk, 700 Pringle Parkway, S.E., Salem, OR 97310-0290 (free).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Support Staff; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Special Education Section.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon