ERIC Number: ED438679
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jan-31
Reference Count: N/A
Louisiana Services for Children and Youth with Deafblindness. October 1, 1995-September 30, 1999. Final Report.
Civils, Carol; Russo, Joyce
This final report describes activities and accomplishments of a 4-year federal grant to provide statewide planning and improved educational and support services for 150 Louisiana children/youth with deafblindness. Activities and accomplishments are reported for each of six major objectives: (1) organizing project resources; (2) improving early identification procedures within school systems and other agencies; (3) increasing family access to services; (4) improving local capacity to serve students appropriately by providing services in least restrictive settings while ensuring that the curriculum results in functional outcomes and utilizes "best practice" standards; (5) assisting agencies in the design and implementation of transition services for young adults with deafblindness; and (6) examining the impact of systemic policies and practices on children and youth with deafblindness. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Office of Special Educational Services.
Identifiers - Location: Louisiana