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Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 2000
This manual provides information on autism to enable Colorado parents and educators to recognize early symptoms in children and to provide for early intervention. Section 1 of the manual provides an introduction to the Colorado Autism Task Force, lists participants in the task force, explains the guiding principles for development of educational…
Descriptors: Autism, Classification, Early Identification, Early Intervention
Klein, Stanley, Ed. – Exceptional Parent, 1995
Twelve issues of "Exceptional Parent" magazine provide a variety of articles and resources on parenting the child or young adult with a disability. The January issue is a resource guide with directories of national organizations, associations, products, and services. The February issue focuses on early childhood, including assessment, day care,…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Child Rearing, Community Services, Disabilities
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. – 1992
Intended for parents of preschool children with visual or physical disabilities, this reference circular lists organizations offering materials and services at the national level as well as books available from standard commercial outlets. The first section lists 14 organizations providing special format materials (Braille, cassettes, large print,…
Descriptors: Audiotape Cassettes, Books, Braille, Games
Educational Products Information Exchange Inst., Water Mill, NY. – 1988
The guide presents a collection of over 200 microcomputer programs appropriate for home education. All software packages have been evaluated by at least two reviewing agencies using the following criteria: (1) emphasis on user control of the learning process; (2) usable by several age groups; (3) usable for remedial purposes as well as first-time…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Div. for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. – 1984
The reference circular is intended to help parents promote the development of their handicapped preschoolers. Resources of five major types are listed: recordings of stories, songs, and learning activities, educational games, toys, and play equipment; books for parents; magazines of interest to parents; and national organizations concerned with…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Disabilities, Games, Organizations (Groups)
Goodrich, Judy A.; Kinney, Patricia G. – 1985
Intended to assist teachers as they assess, plan for, and teach deaf blind students, this manual describes a process for adapting curricula for students who function within the 0-24 month developmental period, also known as the sensorimotor period. The manual's first section provides an overview of project activities including the literature…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Deaf Blind
Sall, Nancy; Mar, Harvey H. – 1992
This resource manual provides information on adaptive technology for students with deaf-blindness and severe disabilities. The material is based on a project that sought to identify specific applications that support the acquisition of early communication and social interaction skills. The first section describes 20 computer software programs and…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Communication Skills, Computer Software, Deaf Blind
Stowell, Peter, Ed.; Bubar, Jane M., Ed. – 1989
This handbook was produced to help Maine families of children with disabilities to deal positively with their situations and children. It provides insights into services that have been developed, problems that may arise, and resources available. The handbook discusses types of developmental disabilities; the role of parents as advocates;…
Descriptors: Child Advocacy, Child Rearing, Delivery Systems, Developmental Disabilities
Wolfe, Ellsworth; And Others – 1987
To aid "at risk" students in their transition from school into meaningful employment and a quality adult life, this handbook lists and describes California programs and services that are in wide use and have broad support. The handbook is divided into three sections, covering preschool through eighth grade, ninth through twelfth grade,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Opportunities
Hohmann, Charles; And Others – 1995
This 11th edition of the High/Scope Buyer's Guide to Children's Software was designed to help teachers, caregivers, and parents make good choices when purchasing software to enhance children's learning. The book consists of an introduction, a chapter on finding the best software, software reviews for 48 different software products. The…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Software Selection, Computer Uses in Education