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Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Education, 2007
This practical staff development guide aims to help senior managers, practitioners and others, including placing authorities, to evaluate the quality of provision made for children and young people in residential special schools and secure care accommodation services. It highlights effective ways in which services can fully support some of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Residential Care, Special Schools, Disabilities
Baker, Beryle; Blanding, Marcia – 1986
The transition from high school to college can be challenging and stressful for any student; it can prove to be an overwhelming experience for disabled students. Among major problems disabled students experience are: the perception that disabled persons are passive and need assistance in all areas; a lack of awareness of their rights and…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College School Cooperation, Counselor Role, Disabilities
Day, Pat Spencer – 1985
The paper reviews difficulties in special education interdisciplinary team decision making and relates the experiences of one team's efforts to increase intra-team communication. Among problems cited are lack of focus in discussions, unequal levels of participation, and limited abilities to produce recommendations or provide therapy in a truly…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Hearing Impairments
Watson, Bevilie R. – 1984
This book deals with the promotion of body awareness through use of educational gymnastics, with handicapped or non-handicapped but poorly coordinated children of all age levels. The method provides an analytical approach to movement, encourages children to listen to language, and assists them in creating their own activities. The activities and…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Class Activities, Disabilities, Elementary Education
Fitt, Sally, Ed.; Riordan, Anne, Ed. – 1980
This volume presents a collection of 14 articles, written by professionals active in teaching dance to the handicapped. Different approaches, techniques, and philosophies are presented in the following papers: "Dance for the Handicapped: A Mainstreaming Approach" (C. D. Crain); "The Science of the Art of Giving Directions" (M.…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Coping, Dance Education