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Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Special Education Branch. – 1996
Designed to assist Alberta (Canada) school authorities in preparing applications for special education funding, this handbook describes the types of special education funding available, how to apply for special education funding, and how applications for special education funding are monitored. An introduction explains that school boards and…
Descriptors: Definitions, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Elementary Secondary Education
Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities, Toronto. – 1983
A comprehensive summary of postsecondary educational opportunities in Ontario is presented to assist students in choosing a course of study. After presenting information on student costs and student financial assistance, general information on Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology is provided. For each college, apprenticeship programs, regular…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, College Programs, Correspondence Study, Degrees (Academic)
Lipsky, Dorothy Kerzner, Ed.; And Others – 1987
Five articles address issues in family support systems for persons with disabilities. Peter Mittler, Hellie Mittler and Helen McConachie present a set of general principles designed to encourage the development of genuine partnerships between professionals and parents in "Working Together: Guidelines for Partnership between Professionals and…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Family Influence
Brynelsen, Dana, Ed. – 1984
Written for Canadian parents of young children with special needs, this handbook provides information on ways in which parents can work with professionals (physicians, teachers, other school staff, social workers, psychiatrists, psychologists) in selecting and monitoring services for their special needs child. The first section considers the…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Check Lists, Disabilities, Educational Resources
Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities, Toronto. – 1984
A comprehensive summary of postsecondary educational opportunities in Ontario is presented to assist students in choosing a course of study. After presenting information on student costs and student financial assistance, general information on Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology is provided. For each college, apprenticeships programs, regular…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, College Programs, Correspondence Study, Degrees (Academic)
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Lai, Yuan – B.C. Journal of Special Education, 1994
This article addresses the educational challenge posed by special needs students who are Chinese, one of the largest ethnic groups in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia (Canada). The issues of self-esteem, assessment and placement, and "double handicap" are discussed. Chinese cultural characteristics are described, and suggestions…
Descriptors: Chinese Americans, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Disabilities