ERIC Number: ED352747
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Providing an Appropriate Education to Children with Attention Deficit Disorder. ERIC Digest #E512.
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
This fact sheet notes the incidence of attention deficit disorder (ADD), factors involved in the disorder, and diagnostic methods. It discusses school responsibilities in providing appropriate educational services to students with ADD, emphasizing that the responsibility for meeting the educational needs of children with ADD rests with the entire educational system. It also describes the coverage for children with ADD under two Federal laws: the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, noting when eligibility for special education should be approached through each of the laws. (JDD)
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Federal Legislation, Handicap Identification, Incidence, School Responsibility, Student Rights, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091-1589 ($1, minimum order $5 prepaid).
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)