ERIC Number: ED459555
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Oct
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Special Needs Program Review Profile.
This document provides a comprehensive list of best practices associated with effective and efficient programs for students with various disabilities: social/behavioral, sensory, physical, and cognitive and/or communicative. It is intended to assist in the design and implementation of least intrusive, chronologically age-appropriate, gender and culturally appropriate, positive, normative, and non-stigmatizing individualized education programs. Forms for quarterly review of student progress are included. Individual sections of the profile manual address the following aspects: (1) instructional methods; (2) behavior management methods; (3) assessment methods; (4) curriculum and the Individual Program Plan; (5) adaptive equipment and environmental modification; (6) medical-physical needs; (7) staffing and support services; (8) placement; and (9) communication. A detailed glossary provides definitions, explanations, examples and instructional suggestions for each profile term or concept printed in italics. (DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Definitions, Disabilities, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Individualized Education Programs, Instructional Effectiveness, Program Development, Student Evaluation, Student Placement, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners
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