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ERIC Number: ED462652
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 425
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-932955-88-6
IDEA Amendments of 1997: Practice Guidelines for School-Based Teams.
Telzrow, Cathy F., Ed.; Tankersley, Melody, Ed.
This publication is intended as a practical resource to assist school-based teams in effective implementation of the new provisions to the Individuals with Disabilities Education (IDEA) Act. Chapters include: (1) "The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997: Implications for School-Based Teams" (Mitchell L. Yell, Erik Drasgow, and Laurie Ford); (2) "Statewide and Districtwide Assessments: Current Status and Guidelines for Student Accommodations and Alternate Assessments" (James E. Ysseldyke, J. Ruth Nelson, and Allison L. House); (3) "Assessment and Eligibility Determination in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997" (Daniel J. Reschly); (4) "A Better IDEA for Reevaluation" (Andrea S. Canter, Christine M. Hurley, and Cheryl L. Reid); (5)"Functional Behavioral Assessment: Strategies for Positive Behavior Support" (W. David Tilly, III, Timothy P. Knoster, and Martin J. Ikeda); (6) "Manifestation Determinations: Discipline Guidelines for Children with Disabilities" (Robert J. Kubick, Jr., E. M. Bard, and Joseph D. Perry); (7) "Developing Behavioral Intervention Plans for Students with Disabilities" (Meloday Tankersley, Timothy J. Landrum, Bryan G. Cook, and Christine Balan); (8) "Interim Alternative Educational Settings: Guidelines for Prevention and Intervention" (Cathy F. Telzrow and Kershini Naidu); (9) "Partnering with Parents in Educational Programming for Students with Special Needs" (Susan M. Sheridan, Richard J. Cowan, and John W. Eagle); (10) "Writing and Evaluation IEP Goals and Making Appropriate Revisions To Ensure Participation and Progress in General Curriculum" (Mark R. Shinn and Michelle M. Shinn); and (11) "Implementing the IDEA 1997 Amendments: A Compelling Argument for Systems Change" (Michael J. Curtis, George M. Batsche, and Eric M. Mesmer). (Contains 58 tables, 31 figures and 673 references.) (JDM)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of School Psychologists, Bethesda, MD.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act