ERIC Number: ED480996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Educating the Disabled: Enabling Learners in Inclusive Settings. A Scarecrow Education Book.
Taylor, George R.; Harrington, Frances T.
Intended for administrators responsible for educating students with disabilities in inclusive schools, the book has 14 chapters with the following titles: (1) "Administrative Theory, Roles, and Leadership Characteristics"; (2) "Administering School Reforms"; (3) "Incidences of Disability"; (4) "Organizing School Programs for Individuals with Disabilities"; (5) "Staff Development"; (6) "Legal Responsibilities"; (7) "Including Students with Disabilities in Statewide Assessment"; (8) "Assessment"; (9) "IEP Requirements"; (10) "Inclusion"; (11) "Promoting Cultural Awareness"; (12) "Reporting Progress to Parents"; and (13) "School and Community Interactions." A concluding chapter summarizes issues concerned with selection and placement; facilities, equipment, and supplies; competent school personnel; curriculum design; special services; and the role of the school. Appendices include: "Parental Due Process Checklist"; "The Manifestation Determination Review"; "Internet Sites with Information on the IDEA Amendments of 1997"; and "The IEP Process under IDEA 1997." (Contains approximately 300 references.) (DB)
Descriptors: Administrative Principles, Administrator Role, Compliance (Legal), Cultural Differences, Disabilities, Due Process, Educational Assessment, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Incidence, Inclusive Schools, Individualized Education Programs, Inservice Teacher Education, Legal Responsibility, Parent School Relationship, School Community Relationship, Staff Development
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997