ERIC Number: ED400647
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-May
Reference Count: N/A
Nevada Administrative Code for Special Education Programs.
Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City. Special Education Branch.
This document presents excerpts from Chapter 388 of the Nevada Administrative Code, which concerns definitions, eligibility, and programs for students who are disabled or gifted/talented. The first section gathers together 36 relevant definitions from the Code for such concepts as "adaptive behavior,""autism,""gifted and talented,""mental retardation,""pre-referral intervention,""special education," and "transition services." The second section provides the regulations for administration of programs and covers such aspects as: maximum number of cases per teacher or class size and allowable exceptions; length of school day; measures to identify, assess, and serve pupils with disabilities; suspension, expulsion, or exclusion of pupils with disabilities; development of individualized educational programs; confidentiality of records; and hearing procedures. The third section collects regulations relevant to the determination of eligibility for placement. Examples include: credentials required to make diagnostic decisions, deadlines for conducting initial assessments, assessment of cognitive abilities, assessment of previous educational interventions, eligibility of pupils with autism, eligibility of pupils with traumatic brain injury, eligibility of gifted and talented pupils, periodic reassessment of pupils, and independent assessment of pupils. (DB)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Decision Making, Definitions, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Elementary Secondary Education, Eligibility, Gifted, Program Administration, Special Education, State Legislation, State Regulation, State Standards, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Student Rights, Talent
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nevada State Dept. of Education, Carson City. Special Education Branch.
Identifiers - Location: Nevada