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ERIC Number: ED368131
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 42
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Iowa Procedures for the Provision of Early Childhood Special Education: Programs and Services in the Least Restrictive Environment.
Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Bureau of Special Education.
This document describes: (1) the programs and environments that may be considered as general education environments for children with disabilities under the age of six, in addressing the least restrictive provisions of legislation; (2) the procedures to be followed in the process of developing individualized education program (IEP) goals and objectives; and (3) strategies addressing planning, funding, and contract development. Specific topics addressed include: types of general and special education programs and settings; IEP procedures; determination of present levels of educational performance; determination of annual goals and short-term instructional objectives; extent of participation in general education and special education and modifications for general education participation; special education instructional, support, and related services; monitoring the IEP in integrated placements; justification for instructional programs, support, and related services being recommended; and program standards for providing special education in community-based early childhood centers. Appendices provide additional information on: funding (including sources, limitations, and contract development); procedures for requesting reverse integration programs; feasibility of placement in community-based programs; and use of adjusted program reports in community-based centers. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa State Dept. of Education, Des Moines. Bureau of Special Education.
Identifiers - Location: Iowa