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Newman, Cynthia – 2002
This guide to including children with special needs in community programs in New Jersey begins with a history of the inclusion movement, stressing the importance of personal experiences and beliefs and ways in which inclusion benefits everyone. The following chapter provides answers to 32 frequently asked questions on successful inclusion of…
Descriptors: Children, Community Programs, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
Vohs, Janet R., Ed. – Early Childhood Bulletin, 1993
Natural environments is a term used in the regulations for Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It states that early intervention services must be provided in natural environments, including home and community settings in which children without disabilities participate. Questions addressed in this paper include: (1)…
Descriptors: Community Based Instruction (Disabilities), Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention
Edmiaston, Rebecca; Hansen, Debra Rice; House-Deere, Deb; Milburn, Penny – 1997
This guide is intended to provide parents, administrators and service providers in Iowa with information needed to access and implement early childhood special education (ECSE) programs and services for children with disabilities from birth through age five. Section 1 provides an overview of ECSE in Iowa, including the program rationale, program…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Disability Identification
Connecticut Univ. Health Center, Farmington. – 1996
This resource guide contains information to help parents find community early childhood programs that meet the needs of children with disabilities. The guide reviews parents' legal rights, legal entitlements that support parents' efforts to have children with disabilities included in community programs, and resources available to make community…
Descriptors: Court Litigation, Day Care Centers, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education
Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. – 1998
This guide is designed to inform Illinois parents of children with disabilities about their childrens' educational rights and about special education services. Topics covered include: (1) steps to getting services, parent participation, and examples of modifications; (2) screening, referral, evaluation, and conference; (3) eligibility categories…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Confidentiality, Conflict Resolution, Disabilities
Berkeley Planning Associates, Oakland, CA. – 1997
Designed for child care workers who provide day care to children of disabled mothers, this booklet provides information about the needs of disabled women and gives suggestions for how to accommodate women with various disabilities. The booklet may also be useful for parents with disabilities who have young children and who want to work with child…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitudes toward Disabilities, Day Care, Day Care Centers