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Fouse, Beth – 1999
This book is intended to provide parents of students with autism with necessary information for the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process and includes relevant information from the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. Chapters discuss the following topics: (1) introductory information; (2) definitions of autism, the basic…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Behavior Change, Compliance (Legal)
Alaska State Dept. of Education and Early Development, Juneau. – 1999
This handbook provides guidelines for the operation of local special education programs for Alaskan children with disabilities. It addresses: (1) the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 and basic concepts of special education; (2) identification of students with disabilities, referral, screening programs, and…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Charter Schools, Compliance (Legal)
National Early Childhood Technical Assistance System, Chapel Hill, NC. – 1998
This document consists of a compilation of information on various aspects of the Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities (Part C) of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 1997 (IDEA). It collects a variety of resources that meet the information needs of state and jurisdictional Part C program staff, the…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Coordinators, Disabilities, Early Intervention
Berman, Carol; Shaw, Evelyn – 1995
This report discusses policies and practices for family-directed child evaluation and assessment under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The scope of the report includes practices across the early childhood spectrum, from birth through 5 years. Commonly used terminology is defined. Issues discussed include: the primacy of…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Early Intervention
New York State Education Dept., Albany. Office of Vocational and Educational Services for Individuals with Disabilities. – 1999
This report summarizes results of initiatives established to achieve goals of the New York State Board of Regents to reform the state's preschool special education program. These goals, consistent with the provisions of the 1997 reauthorization of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, view special education as a service to support…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Change
Popper, Barbara K. – Early Childhood Bulletin, 1997
Input from a variety of viewpoints is essential in complex policy discussions. Families serving on local interagency coordinating councils (LICCs) and state interagency coordinating councils (SICCs) should reflect the diversity of families served within the early intervention or preschool service system with respect to income level, ethnicity,…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Delivery Systems, Disabilities
Shackelford, Jo, Ed. – 1997
This document presents general information about State Interagency Coordinating Councils (SICCs) which participate in the Early Intervention Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities (formerly Part H Program, now Part C) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The information was gathered from questionnaires returned…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Agency Cooperation, Agency Role, Coordination
Trohanis, Pascal L. – 1996
This paper discusses three Federal programs related to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): (1) Part H, the Program for Infants and Toddlers with Disabilities; (2) Section 619 of Part B, the Preschool Grants Program; and (3) under Part C, the Early Education Program for Children with Disabilities (EEPCD). An overview of each of…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Coordination, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education
Bills, Wendy; Johnston, Lance W.; Wilhelm, Robert; Graham, Leslie – 1998
This guide provides information on Batten Disease to assist in planning a quality educational program for the student with the disease. Because Batten Disease, or neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis, causes the death of brain cells, students with the disease are described as suffering from mental impairment, worsening seizures, and progressive loss of…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Classroom Techniques, Communication Disorders, Educational Legislation
Copenhaver, John – 1999
This manual is designed to familiarize mediators with the mediation process and what will occur during a mediation session. Information is provided on the following topics: (1) mediation in special education under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; (2) advantages of mediation;…
Descriptors: Arbitration, Compliance (Legal), Conflict Resolution, Disabilities
Lipsky, Dorothy Kerzner; Gartner, Alan – 1998
Designed for regular and special educators, this 40-minute video profiles inclusive schools from around the country that have successfully incorporated academic standards. It addresses many of the critical issues facing educators who are supporting students with disabilities in inclusive settings. Topics discussed include: (1) the consequences of…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Disabilities, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
Knoblauch, Bernadette; McLane, Kathleen – 1999
This digest summarizes the rights and responsibilities of parents of children in the special education process under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997. Among 12 rights listed are a free appropriate public education for every child, written notification for any proposed evaluations, re-evaluation or change in…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
Orkwis, Ray; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 1999
This directory is one of five which together describe almost 1200 discretionary grants and contracts currently supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs under the 1997 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This document covers grants and contracts in the program area…
Descriptors: Contracts, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Orkwis, Ray; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 1999
This directory is one of five which together describe almost 1200 discretionary grants and contracts currently supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs under the 1997 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This document covers grants and contracts in two program…
Descriptors: Contracts, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Aid
Orkwis, Ray; DeCarme, Judi; Glover, Jeanne – 1999
This directory is one of five which together describe almost 1200 discretionary grants and contracts currently supported by the Research to Practice Division of the Office of Special Education Programs under the 1997 Amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). This section of the directory covers grants and contracts in…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Contracts, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship
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