ERIC Number: ED448552
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jul-31
Reference Count: N/A
Oregon Project for Services to Children & Youth Who Are Deafblind, October 1995-September 1999 (Extended to July 2000).
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Special Education Section.
This final report details the activities and outcomes of a federally sponsored Oregon project designed to address the expressed and identified needs of students with deafblindness, their parents, and the services provided to them. As a result of the project, services (including the availability of technical assistance, information, and training that addressed early intervention, special education, related services, and transitional service needs of students with deafblindness) were increased, improving outcomes for children and their families statewide. Specific accomplishments of the project included: (1) increased identification of children who are deafblind; (2) increased knowledge and application of appropriate educational evaluation for all children in Oregon who are deafblind; (3) provision of focused statewide and regional training, including an annual week-long summer institute course specific to deafblindness; and (4) provision of all services and supports in each child's home environment. The report discusses problems encountered by the project, solutions to the problems, and recommendations for future technical assistance. A chart details activities and products resulting from the project. Appendices include a list of advisory council members and a time-line for the completed activities. (CR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Special Education Section.
Identifiers - Location: Oregon