ERIC Number: ED386849
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993-Oct
Annual Southeast Rural Service Delivery Conference (1st, September 30-October 1, 1993).
Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN. Peabody Coll., John F. Kennedy Center.
Proceedings are presented of a conference which addressed services to infants and young children with developmental delays and their families in rural areas. Contents include: results of a survey of 42 respondents regarding rural service delivery; excerpts from Magnolia Circle Outreach Project newsletters; views on problems identified by rural service providers; a list of resource people in the Southeast; the conference agenda; information on the nominal group technique utilized at the conference; information on cases presented at the conference and case problem-solving steps; summaries of parents' goals for one case and assessments by the preschool teacher, social worker, psychologist, early interventionist, nurse, and speech and language therapist; a list of questions to pose in choosing a strategy and formulating alternative intervention strategies; a list of issues concerning family support, transportation, and funding; a list of networking strategies; results of the conference evaluation, including activities planned by participants as a result of the conference; information on resource materials on rural service delivery; and information on programs in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. (SW)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons, Community Programs, Community Resources, Community Services, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Developmental Delays, Early Intervention, Family Involvement, Family Programs, Infants, Information Sources, Interdisciplinary Approach, Networks, Outreach Programs, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Program Costs, Regional Cooperation, Rural Areas, Teamwork, Transportation
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Early Education Program for Children with Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN. Peabody Coll., John F. Kennedy Center.