ERIC Number: ED460548
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Feb-21
Reference Count: N/A
Implementing the 1997 IDEA: New Challenges and Opportunities for Serving Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders. Highlights from the Forum on the 1997 IDEA (Orlando, Florida, February 20-21, 1998).
Bullock, Lyndal M., Ed.; Gable, Robert A., Ed.
This document is comprised of presentations and highlights from a 1997 forum on implementing the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The forum focused on provisions of IDEA that relate to individualized education program (IEP) requirements in the areas of conduct, social skills, academics, and ways to implement disciplinary requirements with students having emotional or behavioral disorders. Presentations by keynote speakers are included in full and are: (1) "Overview of the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act" (Eleanor Guetzloe); (2) "Translating the IEP into Practice: Ensuring Positive Outcomes for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders in the Areas of Conduct and Social Skills" (James Fox and others); (3)"Translating the IEP into Practice: Curricular and Instructional Accommodations" (Sarup R. Mathur, J. Ron Nelson, Robert B. Rutherford, Jr.); (4) "Translating the New Discipline Requirements of the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act into Practice" (Beverley H. Johns); and (5) "Translating Discipline Requirements into Practice through Behavioral Intervention Plans: The Use of the Functional Assessment" (Richard Van Acker). Also included are highlights from forum dialogue groups which discussed the following topics: "Overcoming Systemic Inertia To Achieve the Intent of the 1997 Amendments to IDEA" (L. Juane Heflin and Mary Bailey Estes); "New Challenges and Opportunities for Serving Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders" (Maureen A. Conroy and Ellen Wildemann Broom);"It's Deja Vue All Over Again" (Cathy D. Kea and Hank M. Edmonson); "Providing Positive Behavioral Supports for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders" (Mary Beth Noll and Jan E. Aiello); and "Building Structural Supports for Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders under IDEA 1997" (Brenda Townsend and Donna McCrary). (Individual papers and reports contain references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Compliance (Legal), Discipline, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs, Interpersonal Competence
Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191-1589. Tel: 888-232-7733 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council for Children with Behavioral Disorders.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997