ERIC Number: ED357518
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Innovations in Special Education and Rehabilitation.
Nathanson, Jeanne H., Ed.
OSERS News in Print, v5 n3 Win 1993
This bulletin issue contains seven papers describing innovations in various areas of special education and rehabilitation. "Training Criminal Justice Personnel To Recognize Offenders with Disabilities" (Keith L. Curry and others) examines prevalence figures of disabilities among incarcerated adults and describes the "Effectively Communicating with Handicapped Offenders" training program. "Preparation of Families for Incidental Teaching and Advocacy for Their Children with Autism" (Gail G. McGee and others) points out that family supports may be most effective when parents can participate in designing an individualized program tailored to their unique family needs. "Serving the Needs of Children with AIDS and Their Families" (Geneva Woodruff) describes families' needs and types of programming that meet families' needs, focusing on Project STAR. "Serving Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders through a Comprehensive Community-Based Approach" (Michael H. Epstein and others) addresses issues and strategies involved in developing integrated services. "Transition Planning for Individuals Who Are Deaf and Blind: A Person-Centered Approach" (Phyllis Perlroth and others) describes the "Transition Occupational Placement for Students" project. "True or False? Truly Collaborative Relationships Can Exist between University and Public School Personnel" (Terri Vandercook and others) defines characteristics for collaboration. "Early Childhood Community Integration: An Option for Preschool Special Education" (Mary Beth Bruder) describes the Early Childhood Special Education Community Integration Project at the Pediatric Research and Training Center of the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. (JDD)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Autism, Behavior Disorders, Child Advocacy, College School Cooperation, Community Programs, Criminals, Deaf Blind, Disabilities, Educational Innovation, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Incidental Learning, Interpersonal Communication, Law Enforcement, Mainstreaming, Police, Preschool Education, Program Development, Special Education, Training, Transitional Programs
OSERS News in Print, Room 3129 Switzer Bldg., 330 C St., S.W., Washington, DC 20202-2524 (free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.