ERIC Number: ED453630
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Recommendations on the Reauthorization of Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities Education Task Force. Excerpts.
Early Childhood Bulletin, Sum 1991
This issue of the "Early Childhood Bulletin" consists of excerpts from recommendations prepared by the Education Task Force of the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD), which were presented to the Senate and the House of Representatives as part of the reauthorization of Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA). The CCD is a working coalition comprised of more than 65 national consumer, advocacy, provider, and professional organizations that advocate on behalf of more than 43 million Americans with disabilities. Items that are of particular relevance to families of children with disabilities and to parents serving on Interagency Coordinating Councils (ICCs) include: (1) procedural safeguards; (2) use of assistive technology; (3) case management issues; (4) minority and cultural issues; (5) the family as locus of control of services; (6) parent training and support; (7) ICC composition; and (8) schedule of sliding fees. (SG)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Appropriate Technology, Coordination, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Educational Legislation, Family Programs, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Integrated Services, Parent Empowerment, Parent Participation, Preschool Education, Public Policy
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System (NECTAS), 137 E. Franklin St., Suite 500, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-3628. Tel: 919-962-8426; Tel: 877-574-3194 (TDD); Fax: 919-966-7463; e-mail: email@example.com; Web site: http://www.nectas.unc.edu.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act