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ERIC Number: ED374621
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993-Feb
Pages: 51
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
New Requirements for Developing Individual Education Programs in Head Start. Great Lakes Resource Access Project (RAP).
Thomas, Dawn
Quarterly Resource, v8 n2 1993-94
This issue of the "Quarterly Resource" focuses on Head Start's role in complying with federal regulation concerning Individualized Education Programs (IEPs) for young children with disabilities. The report spells out the responsibilities of the local education agency and of the Head Start program. It discusses membership on the multidisciplinary evaluation team, elements of the Head Start IEP, parent involvement requirements, and the need for annual goals and behavioral objectives. An appendix compares Head Start regulations for children with disabilities and provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, Part B, Subparts D and E. Other appendixes list parent training and information centers and offer a sample IEP. The "Quarterly Resource" report concludes with updates on conferences and workshops relating to education of young special needs children, which took place in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. (JDD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Special Education.; Cooperative Educational Service Agency #5, Portage, WI.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act