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Valdivieso, Carol; And Others – 1988
The guide is intended to help parents of young children with special needs identify early intervention services (for children birth through age 2) and special education services (for children ages 3 through 5). Part 1 answers typical questions of parents of infants including: What should I do if I think my child has special needs? What are early…
Descriptors: Adopted Children, At Risk Persons, Definitions, Disabilities
Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau. – 1992
This guide to special education is intended for parents of children, ages 3-21, with disabilities in Alaska. After a brief introduction, major chapters address the following specific rights under Alaskan and federal law: (1) the right to a free appropriate public education; (2) the right to evaluations and re-evaluations; (3) the right to an…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Child Advocacy, Childrens Rights, Compliance (Legal)
Horne, Richard, Ed. – A Parent's Guide, 1990
Intended for use by parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers, this guide presents, in question and answer format, basic information about early intervention and special education services. Questions about services for the period from birth through 2 years include the following: "What are early intervention services?""What is an…
Descriptors: Adopted Children, At Risk Persons, Delivery Systems, Disabilities
Kupper, Lisa, Ed. – 1992
This parent's guide (presented in both English and Spanish) is intended to help families access services for young children with special needs. It is presented in the form of questions and answers arranged in three parts. Part I presents 12 questions and answers about early intervention services for infants and toddlers (ages birth through 2…
Descriptors: Adopted Children, American Indians, Delivery Systems, Disabilities
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Early Childhood Education. – 1990
This handbook for Virginia parents of children with disabilities describes the special education process and what is required of parents and the school during each step of the process. The first section briefly describes major provisions of Public Law 94-142, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act; Virginia law; and Section 504 of the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Compliance (Legal), Conflict Resolution, Definitions
Gill, Muriel, Ed. – 1985
This sign language manual, intended to help St. Lucia parents teach language to and communicate with their deaf or hard-of-hearing children, is prefaced by a child's description of living with a deaf sibling. An introduction discusses symptoms of hearing loss, defines speech and language, traces general expectations at school, and touches briefly…
Descriptors: Adventitious Impairments, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Deafness, Elementary Education