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McMahan, Rachel; Baer, Robert – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 2001
Analysis of surveys completed by 186 transition teams found that schools are generally complying with transition requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act with the exception of the requirement to reconvene the Individualized Education Program team if planned transition services are not provided. The strongest predictor of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
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Giangreco, Michael F. – Mental Retardation, 2001
The relationships among the program, placement, and services for a student with disabilities when planning an appropriate education is discussed. A conceptualization of how these components can be approached in an interactive manner, rather than a strictly linear one, is offered within a framework consistent with the law. (Contains references.)…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Planning
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Gartin, Barbara C.; Murdick, Nikki L. – Remedial and Special Education, 2001
This article discusses requirements under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act amendments of 1997 for functional assessments of behavior (FABs) and provision of positive behavioral supports (PBSs). It describes steps in implementing FABs and examples of appropriate PBSs with students with disabilities. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
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Drasgow, Erik; Yell, Mitchell L.; Robinson, T. Rowand – Remedial and Special Education, 2001
Discussion of Individualized Education Program (IEP) requirements first examines relationships between the IEP and a free, appropriate public education; then highlights the procedural changes and new requirements mandated by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997. Results of due process hearings and court cases and…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Disabilities, Due Process
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Apel, Kenn – Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 2001
This introductory article discusses factors that have led to changes in speech-language pathology practices, including a better and broader understanding of the human communication process, revised federal guidelines and regulations for special education and related services, and a strong desire to encourage scientific pursuit through…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Delivery Systems, Educational Change
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Pugach, Marleen C.; Warger, Cynthia L. – Remedial and Special Education, 2001
This introductory article discusses increasing access to the general curriculum for students with disabilities as required by the 1997 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Three critical issues are identified: the need to develop appropriate curriculum materials, the need to provide access to complex curriculum despite a…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Compliance (Legal), Curriculum Development, Disabilities
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Pittman, Paula; Huefner, Dixie Snow – Exceptional Children, 2001
This article reviews past litigation concerning the education of children with hearing impairments and explores new provisions under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as they affect communication issues. It is argued that new regulations may improve the position of parents who have adapted a bilingual-bicultural approach for their…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Deafness, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Yell, Mitchell L.; Rozalski, Michael E.; Drasgow, Erik – Focus on Exceptional Children, 2001
This article analyzes the legal requirements and regulations regarding the discipline of students with disabilities found in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (Amendments of 1997) as well as policy statements of the Office of Special Education Programs and the results of state-level due-process hearings. Guidelines for school…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Discipline Policy, Due Process
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Ford, Alison; Davern, Linda; Schnorr, Roberta – Remedial and Special Education, 2001
This article examines how states are responding to requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act for development of large-scale alternate assessment and accountability of learners with significant disabilities. It stresses the need for a deliberate process that focuses on achieving meaningful outcomes within the context of…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Accountability, Compliance (Legal), Curriculum Development
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Marston, John R. – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2001
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 mandated a shift from reactive strategies toward proactive interventions with students who experience both disability and behavioral challenges. The author describes how the methodology of Life Space Crisis Intervention can provide a source of data for functional assessment…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Conflict Resolution, Counseling Services, Counseling Techniques
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RE:view, 2001
This Department of Education Notice of Policy Guidance explains services to students with visual impairments under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act as amended in 1997. An editor's note focuses on requirements for providing Braille and orientation/mobility instruction. The notice has sections on application of free…
Descriptors: Blindness, Braille, Compliance (Legal), Educational Legislation
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McAfee, James K.; Greenawalt, Christopher – Preventing School Failure, 2001
Analysis of transition provisions of the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act identifies issues related to (1) coordination and responsibility (including general responsibility, postsecondary education, students in residential schools, and adjudicated students) and (2) transition plans (appropriateness of plans, preview and…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
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Everson, Jane M.; Zhang, Dalun; Guillory, Joan D. – Career Development for Exceptional Individuals, 2001
A study that reviewed 329 Individualized Transition Plans (ITPs) found ITPs generally followed the requirements of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, however, they were less likely to address additional transition areas suggested in Louisiana's transitional planning menu, including living arrangements, homemaking needs, financial…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Planning, Federal Legislation
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Fiedler, Barbara Casson – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2001
This article discusses placement and educational approaches for students with hearing impairments including what the law provides, what students need, what conflicts exist, and implications for practice. The major principles of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (1997 amendments) are summarized. A continuum of placement options is…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Compliance (Legal), Deafness, Educational Legislation
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Telzrow, Cathy F. – Education and Treatment of Children, 2001
Telephone interviews with 74 Ohio special education directors examined implementation of the Interim Alternative Educational Setting (IAES) requirements in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997 (IDEA 97). Most directors reported that no students had been removed to an IAES since IDEA 97 implementation. Home…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Home Instruction
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