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Villa, Richard; Thousand, Jacqueline – National Professional Resources, Inc., 2016
This comprehensive new book is designed to assist schools, districts, administrators, policy makers, community members and professionals interested in education, as well as parents and youth, to assess, develop, and implement inclusive services for students with disabilities. It identifies 15 evidence-based best practices, and presents a checklist…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Best Practices
Michaels, Lauren S. – Education Law Center, 2014
This guide is designed to help advocates--including biological and adoptive parents, resource parents, adult students in foster care, and service providers--understand and advocate for the educational rights of children in New Jersey's foster care system. The guide explains the requirements of federal and state laws that particularly affect these…
Descriptors: Student Rights, Foster Care, State Legislation, Federal Legislation
US Department of Education, 2011
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Each entry, which gives a brief overview of a program or resource, is listed…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Information Dissemination
US Department of Education, 2010
This paper provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law. It includes information as well on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Readers will find funding information, contact information, and a web site for…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Public Agencies, Educational Improvement, Adult Education
US Department of Education, 2008
This publication provides an overview of U.S. Department of Education programs authorized and funded under federal law for fiscal year 2008. This reference guide also includes information on the laboratories, centers, and other facilities funded by the Department that provide important resources for education. Readers will find funding…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Public Agencies, Federal Aid, Educational Improvement
Power, Paul W. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2006
This book provides an overview of vocational assessment for adults who have disabilities. It covers many tests and various populations encountered by the vocational evaluation professional. In addition to offering basic information for those who will assist clients in the rehabilitation process, this text provides up-to-date information to those…
Descriptors: Guides, Workbooks, Rehabilitation Counseling, Occupational Therapy
Graham, Lee Combrick, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2006
Now in a fully revised and updated second edition, this widely used text and professional resource provides a practical guide to family-based therapy for childhood emotional and behavioral problems. Presented are innovative assessment and treatment strategies that take into account children's developmental needs, different family forms, health and…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Mental Disorders, Mental Health, Immigrants
Colorado State Dept. of Education, Denver. – 2002
This document, which is intended to assist Colorado's Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) staff, educators, students, and students' families, presents the answers to selected questions regarding eligibility for and delivery of cooperative educational and vocational rehabilitation services for youth in transition. The introduction provides…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Programs, Agency Cooperation, Agency Role
Council on International Educational Exchange, New York, NY. – 1990
This pamphlet provides information on college, graduate and secondary level study abroad. The first section discusses planning including consulting the study-abroad adviser, investigating options available, arranging for academic credit, evaluating language skills, choosing a location, checking laws and quotas that amy affect direct enrollment,…
Descriptors: Credits, Disabilities, Employment, Foreign Countries
Black, Christine Kahan – 1989
Historically in the United States, few people with disabilities have enrolled in science-related courses or entered scientific careers in part because high schools and colleges have not offered accessible training to this population. This document is the teaching and resource guide that accompanies a 30-minute video program in career development…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Awareness, Demand Occupations, Disabilities
Sorrells, Susan J. – 1981
Planning for postsecondary education and the choice of the right college program are discussed to assist disabled high school students and disabled persons who are thinking about returning to school. Considerations before making a college choice are identified, including whether the student: has a high school diploma or equivalent, meets college…
Descriptors: Adult Education, College Bound Students, College Choice, College Programs
Department of Transportation, Washington, DC. – 1986
The booklet is an informational and educational tool designed to help a consumer do three things: (1) to communicate more effectively with those who provide the products and services he or she buys; (2) to locate sources of help; and (3) to resolve complaints in the most effective manner. The booklet contains two major parts. Part 1, "How To…
Descriptors: Accountability, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Disabilities
Cahill, Deborah, Comp.; And Others – 1988
This handbook acquaints special needs students with programs and opportunities available to help them make the transition from school to working. The guide helps students identify their personal strengths, identify goals for the future, determine skills needed to reach those goals, and determine help needed from others. The body of the guide…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship