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Quinn, Mary Magee; Gable, Robert A.; Rutherford, Robert B., Jr.; Nelson, C. Michael; Howell, Kenneth W. – 1998
This paper provides guidelines for conducting a functional behavioral assessment and developing positive behavior intervention plans with students who have behavior disorders or other disabilities in the context of requirements of the 1997 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). After an introduction, rights and…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Problems, Behavioral Science Research
Manasevit, Leigh M.; Lovitch, Karen S.; Plagata-Neubauer, Christine – 1997
This manual is designed to help state and local administrators, school board members, and other education advocates understand the complex requirements of the newly reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Without legal jargon, this manual provides step-by-step instruction on IDEA's administrative and procedural…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disability Identification, Discipline Policy, Due Process
Schrag, Judy – 1997
This report identifies provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 that relate to 10 recommendations proposed by a 1996 conference of the National Association of State Directors of Special Education on the Individualized Education Program (IEP). The conference used an accountability model that views…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accessibility (for Disabled), Accountability, Behavior Change
Schrag, Judy; Ahearn, Eileen M. – 1998
This report summarizes provisions and highlights changes for the Individualized Education Program (IEP) within the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997. Also included are references from the two Congressional Committee Reports--those of the Senate Labor and Human Resources Committee and the House Committee on…
Descriptors: Accountability, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Dept. of Public Policy. – 1998
This document explains provisions of the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Public Law 105-17, and is divided into 16 topics, most of which address specific sections of the law. For each topic, the following is provided: overview information, additional information presented in a question and answer format,…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Conflict Resolution, Cultural Differences, Developmental Delays
Palmer, Susan – 1997
This fact sheet uses a question-and-answer format to summarize early intervention services for children (birth through age 2) provided by Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 1997 (Public Law 105-17). Questions and answers address the following topics: the purpose of Part C (early identification and intervention with…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Developmental Delays, Disabilities, Disability Identification
Bureau of Indian Affairs (Dept. of Interior), Washington, DC. Office of Indian Education Programs. – 1997
This pamphlet describes the educational rights of parents provided under provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, including the amendments of 1997. It discusses rights in the following areas: (1) free appropriate public education; (2) prior notice to parents, including a list of the information required to be in a notice that…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Discipline, Due Process
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Alexandria, VA. – 1998
This document is the report of a policy forum on interim alternative educational settings for students with disabilities involved in disciplinary actions. The report summarizes outcomes of discussions on the following topics: (1) purpose and goals of the interim alternative educational setting; (2) components of interim alternative educational…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities
Seltzer, Tammy – 1998
This guide for parents explains the changes in the federal special education law resulting from the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Changes related to the parent's role in decisions about the child's education and in how schools can discipline special education students are highlighted. A…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Decision Making, Disabilities, Discipline
Seltzer, Tammy – 1998
This guide for parents, in Spanish, explains the changes in the federal special education law resulting from the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Changes related to the parent's role in decisions about the child's education and in how schools can discipline special education students are highlighted. A…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Decision Making, Disabilities, Discipline
Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Exceptional Student Services. – 1998
Designed for special education due process hearing officers in Arizona, this manual is intended to provide a reference system for accessing and understanding state and federal laws, regulations, case-law, and policy with respect to the education of students with disabilities. Sections of the manual include: (1) a glossary of terms and a chart that…
Descriptors: Confidentiality, Court Litigation, Disabilities, Due Process
Kohanek, Jean, Ed.; Divita, Therese, Ed. – Alliance: Newsletter of the National Transition Alliance, 1997
These two newsletter issues of the National Transition Alliance (NTA) for Youth with Disabilities present articles concerning the transition of youth with disabilities from school-to-work (STW) and related informational items. The first issue contains the following articles: "Contextual Learning" (analysis of one of the five categories…
Descriptors: Accountability, Career Education, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
Bullock, Lyndal M., Ed.; Gable, Robert A., Ed. – 1998
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…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Compliance (Legal), Discipline, Educational Legislation
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Special Education. – 1999
This brochure explains federal requirements for transition services for secondary students with disabilities, the importance of transition services, and transition planning in the Individualized Education Program (IEP). The roles and responsibilities of the student, special and regular education teachers, parents, adult service agency…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Individualized Education Programs
Gartner, Alan; Lipsky, Dorothy Kerzner – 1998
This bulletin on the 1997 reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) reviews ten provisions of the Act that support inclusive education, including: (1) language in the "Findings" section of the law that states the education of students with disabilities can be made more effective by having high expectations…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
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