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ERIC Number: ED480996
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Apr
Pages: 244
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-8108-4616-0
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)
Scarecrow Education, 4501 Forbes Blvd., Suite 200, Lanham, MD 20706 ($18.95). Tel: 800-462-6420 (Toll Free); Fax: 717-794-3803; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments 1997