ERIC Number: ED384195
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Honorable Intentions: A Parent's Guide to Educational Planning for Children with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders.
This guide to help parents work in collaboration with the school team to enhance the education of their children with emotional or behavioral disorders considers special education and related services, special education evaluation, the individualized education program (IEP), school rules and policies, day treatment, residential placement, adaptations and modifications, communicating with the school, evaluating the IEP plan, and resolving differences. Checklists suggest questions that parents may want to ask on prereferral interventions, evaluation, conference planning, the IEP, transportation, suspension, change of placement, educational services in residential placement, returning to school from residential placement, a communication plan, and communication styles. Appendices include: a list of parent training and information centers by state; Subpart D on preschool, elementary, and secondary education of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; suggestions for prereferral interventions for appropriate class participation and completing daily work; a list of state and national children's mental health organizations; and ideas for school modifications and adaptations. (SW)
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Behavior Disorders, Classroom Techniques, Discipline Policy, Educational Planning, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Individualized Education Programs, Intervention, Parent School Relationship, Prereferral Intervention, Special Education, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Teamwork
PACER Center, Inc., 4826 Chicago Ave., S., Minneapolis, MN 55417-1098 ($15).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: PACER Center, Inc., Minneapolis, MN.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act; Rehabilitation Act 1973 (Section 504)