ERIC Number: ED377654
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Meeting Early Intervention Challenges: Issues from Birth to Three. Second Edition.
Johnson, Lawrence J., Ed.; And Others
This text presents 12 chapters on the development of coordinated systems of service delivery to infants and toddlers who have disabilities or are at risk for disabilities and their families, as mandated by Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). An introductory chapter by Lawrence J. Johnson presents a general overview of issues. The main chapters include: (1) "Family Involvement in Early Intervention: The Evolution of Family-Centered Service" (Paula J. Beckman et al.); (2) "Model Programs for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities and Their Families" (Vicki D. Stayton and Merle B. Karnes); (3) "Integrated Program Activities for Young Children" (Patricia L. Hutinger); (4) "The Transdisciplinary Team: A Model for Family-Centered Early Intervention" (Mary J. McGonigel et al.); (5) "Administrative Challenges in Early Intervention" (Corinne W. Garland and Toni W. Linder); (6) "Defining the Infancy Specialization in Early Childhood Special Education" (Eva K. Thorp and Jeanette A. McCollum); (7) "Program Evaluation: The Key to Quality Programming" (Lawrence J. Johnson and M. J. LaMontagne); (8) "Continuing Positive Changes through Implementation of IDEA" (Pascal L. Trohanis); (9) "State Diversity and Policy Implementation: Infants and Toddlers" (James J. Gallagher et al.); (10) "Early Intervention Public Policy: Past, Present, and Future" (Barbara J. Smith and Patti McKenna); (11) "Social Policy and Family Autonomy" (Patricia A. Place); and (12) "Early Intervention: The Collaborative Challenge" (R. J. Gallagher et al.). (Each paper contains references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons, Compliance (Legal), Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy, Family Programs, Federal Legislation, Infants, Interdisciplinary Approach, Preschool Education, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Public Policy, State Programs, Toddlers
Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., P.O. Box 10624, Baltimore, MD 21285-0624 ($30).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators; Policymakers; Parents
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Part H