ERIC Number: ED355751
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Mar-31
Reference Count: N/A
Arkansas Deaf/Blind Children and Youth Project. Final Performance Report.
Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Special Education Section.
This final report describes activities and accomplishments of the 3-year Arkansas Deaf/Blind Children and Youth Project. This project attempted to: (1) identify, certify, count, and track children (0-21 years of age) with deaf blindness; (2) increase the number of programs serving these children in integrated settings in their home communities; (3) increase the number of programs providing functional, age-appropriate, and community-referenced curriculum to children aged 3-21; (4) increase the information and resources available to families of these children; and (5) increase the number and variety of vocational and domestic living options for these youth when leaving the educational system. Project activities included provision of training to administrators and teachers, provision of technical assistance to teachers and families, development and implementation of a 2-day workshop on preschool communication, development of five implementation sites in rural areas, presentations at state conferences, and participation in the personal futures planning process of two young adults with deaf blindness. Appended are final reports of implementation at three specific sites. (DB)
Descriptors: Administrators, Community Programs, Curriculum Development, Deaf Blind, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Potential, Handicap Identification, Information Services, Inservice Teacher Education, Parent Education, Placement, Preschool Education, Professional Development, Program Development, Recordkeeping, Rural Areas, Technical Assistance
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas State Dept. of Education, Little Rock. Special Education Section.
Identifiers - Location: Arkansas