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Hayes, Anne M.; Dombrowski, Eileen; Shefcyk, Allison H.; Bulat, Jennae – RTI International, 2018
Learning disabilities are among the most common disabilities experienced in childhood and adulthood. Although identifying learning disabilities in a school setting is a complex process, it is particularly challenging in low- and middle-income countries that lack the appropriate resources, tools, and supports. This guide provides an introduction to…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Foreign Countries
US Department of Education, 2017
Student graduation from high school with a regular high school diploma is an important indicator of school success and one of the most significant indicators of student college and career readiness. In addition, there are substantial economic benefits to high school completion. For example, according to the U.S. Department of Education's National…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, High School Students, Graduation Rate
North Dakota Department of Public Instruction, 2013
The field of special education, and specifically the area of intellectual disabilities, has undergone dramatic changes in terminology, evaluation practices, service delivery models, expectations for learning, career development, and independent living opportunities. "Guidelines: Intellectual Disabilities in Educational Settings" is…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Equal Education, Educational Legislation
Beech, Marty – Florida Department of Education, 2010
This document updates "Accommodations: Assisting Students with Disabilities. A Guide for Educators," published by the Florida Department of Education (FDOE) in 2003. This document is written to assist school district personnel and parents when making decisions about the use of accommodations by students with disabilities in instructional…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Disabilities, Testing Accommodations, State Standards
Zero to Three, 1987
Five bulletins of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs include articles with the following titles and authors: "Infant Day Care: A Cause for Concern?" (Jay Belsky); "Model versus Modal Child Care for Children from Low-Income Families (Donna Wittmer); "Therapeutic Childcare at Merrywood School" (Maxine Siegel); "Individual Differences…
Descriptors: Autism, Child Abuse, Child Development, Child Neglect
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Brockmeyer, Marta A.; Fowler, Gerard A. – College and University, 1982
A review of issues in professional school admission policy includes a brief history of admissions; notes on contract theory as it pertains to the student school relationship; and notes on admission procedures, publication requirements, applicant information, race, testing, age, disabilities, moral character, and residence. (MSE)
Descriptors: Admission (School), Admission Criteria, Age, College Applicants
Roberts, Richard N.; Akers, Adrienne L.; Behl, Diane – 1999
This guide describes ways in which partners at the state level can move toward more integrated and comprehensive support systems for children and families eligible for services under Part C of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act. It reports on the collective experiences of states participating in the "Opening Doors Project,"…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Community Based Instruction (Disabilities), Coordination, Disabilities
Administration for Children, Youth, and Families (DHHS), Washington, DC. Head Start Bureau. – 1994
Head Start Administrators must be fully knowledgeable of all applicable Federal requirements and skilled in applying these requirements in the daily operation of their program, whether starting a new program or striving to maintain a high quality program. This manual provides Head Start administrators with a compilation of the program requirements…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Administrative Principles, Administrator Guides, Disabilities
Lange, Cheryl M. – 1997
This handbook (prepared to assist charter school operators, state department of education personnel, and policymakers) reviews special education case law and legislation as well as pertinent issues that can guide charter school personnel, host or sponsoring districts, and state agency personnel in the implementation of special education in charter…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Educational Legislation
Sciarillo, William G. – 1989
The report relates existing State Title V programs based on the Social Security Act to implications of Public Law 99-457 (the Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1986), especially Part H which authorizes comprehensive coordinated statewide early intervention delivery systems for infants and toddlers with handicaps. In section I,…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, At Risk Persons, Community Programs, Compliance (Legal)
Berman, Carol; Melner, Joan – 1992
This report is designed to assist state officials in identifying appropriate approaches and resources for meeting the legal requirements for child find and public awareness procedures for identifying children with disabilities. The reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Education Act requires that the lead agency for Part H in each state…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Community Education, Compliance (Legal), Day Care Centers
Van Dyck, Peter C. – 1991
This paper considers the use of parental fees and private insurance as sources of funding for early intervention services under Part H of Public Law 99-457, the 1986 amendments to the Education of the Handicapped Act. First, relevant legislative authorities are cited including the Maternal and Child Health Service Block Grant (1981) and guidelines…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Costs, Disabilities, Early Intervention
Minnesota Community Colleges, St. Paul. – 1990
The conference reported in this publication was funded by STAR (System of Technology to Achieve Results), a program of the Minnesota Governor's Advisory Council on Technology, under Public Law 100-407 (the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988.) The conference focused on the development and availability of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Appropriate Technology, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), College Programs
Corrado, Thomas; Colfer, Mary Ellen – 1982
Designed for use by coordinators of disabled student services at New York State two-year colleges, this sourcebook represents a compendium of ideas, recommendations, facts, problems, and solutions related to serving disabled two-year college students. Introductory remarks describing the sourcebook's purpose and New York's Disabled Student Project…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Ancillary School Services, Career Planning
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Kortering, Larry; And Others – Remedial and Special Education (RASE), 1990
The legal parameters concerning how and when to properly graduate special education students are examined, through review of the United States Constitution, the Rehabilitation Act, the Education of All Handicapped Children Act, and subsequent case law. Recommendations on how school districts can properly terminate services are also presented.…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Disabilities
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