ERIC Number: ED353722
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Special Education and Student Services.
Brazeau, Karen; And Others
This report examines the current status and plans for special education, student services, and special projects and studies in Oregon. The first section offers an overview of special education long-range planning in secondary and transition programs, the student population with severe emotional disturbance, low incidence populations, families, the talented and gifted program, early intervention, and supported education. The comprehensive system of personnel development is briefly described. Third, supervision of special education is discussed, including special reviews, complaints and due process, comprehensive reviews, comprehensive application for special education funds, and annual local education agency applications for federal funds. School-based programs for students with mental retardation, severe emotional disturbance, specific learning disability, speech/language impairment, and special gifts and talents are then described. State-operated and state-supported programs examined include hospital programs, regional programs, private agency education programs, the Education Evaluation Center, early intervention and early childhood special education, and Oregon schools for students with blindness and deafness. The section on compensatory education covers the Chapter 1 program, Indian education, programs for limited English proficient children, migrant education, the State Disadvantaged Child Project, civil rights, and homeless children. Also described are the parent education program, the Oregon prekindergarten program, primary programs, the school-age child care project, the child development specialist program, comprehensive guidance and counseling programs, peer counseling/helping, student activities, health services, teen parent and child development program, residential youth care center program, the student accounting system, and home schooling. Four special projects and studies address traumatic brain injury, Very Special Arts, Medicaid and third party billing, and assistive technology. An appendix summarizes findings of the Oregon Follow-Along Project. (DB)
Descriptors: American Indian Education, Compensatory Education, Disabilities, Disadvantaged Youth, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid, Gifted, Hospitalized Children, Limited English Speaking, Long Range Planning, Migrant Education, Pupil Personnel Services, School Districts, Special Education, Special Needs Students, Special Schools, State Programs, State School District Relationship, Statewide Planning, Supervision, Talent, Transitional Programs
Oregon Department of Education, Resource Dissemination, 700 Pringle Pkwy., S.E., Salem, OR 97310-0290 ($7.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon