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Kelly, Luke E. – 1988
The I CAN--Achievement-Based Curriculum (ABC) project is designed to train regular and special education teachers and regular physical educators to implement individualized, assessment-based instruction of the physical and motor needs of handicapped students in their classes. The ABC is a process model for training teachers how to plan, assess,…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Competency Based Education, Curriculum, Disabilities
Nash, Tina Eaton; And Others – 1983
The paper examines barriers faced by educators and administrators in serving young handicapped children in rural areas and suggests approaches to overcoming these barriers. Among problems identified are transportation; funding shortages due to a lower tax base and higher levels of poverty; unemployment, and seasonal employment; staff shortages;…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Federal Programs, Financial Policy
Engleman, Marcia A. – 1984
This manual describes a process by which the pooling of resources, appropriate analyses, and utilization of vocational programs and personnel can be combined to provide a reasoned approach to the assessment of the training and employment potential of handicapped individuals. Section I begins with a review of the program that developed assessment…
Descriptors: Diagnostic Teaching, Diagnostic Tests, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis
Wessel, Janet A. – Exceptional Education Quarterly, 1982
The author presents a model for implementing the objective based instructional approach in physical education programs for handicapped students. (SB)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Models
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Peterson, Michael – American Annals of the Deaf, 1989
Vocational assessment models developed at rehabilitation facilities require modifications to suit the needs of the public school setting. Proposed modifications include using vocational evaluation centers in area vocational/technical secondary and postsecondary schools, using curriculum-based models of vocational assessment, or blending the…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Models, Postsecondary Education
Fox, Wayne; And Others – 1990
This final report describes a project in Vermont which developed, implemented, evaluated, and disseminated a program development model for establishing new, and for improving existing, comprehensive early childhood special education services to young (birth to 5 years) children with disabilities and their families in rural settings. The model…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities
Petrie, Joyce; And Others – 1980
This manual is a product of the Media and Mainstreaming Project and a fuller version of the manual included in the interim report "Educational Media for Handicapped Students in Regular K-12 Schools"). It focuses on the media-related needs of handicapped students being mainstreamed into regular K-12 school programs. The emphasis is on how…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Media, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education
Thousand, Jacqueline S.; And Others – 1986
The report describes the first 3 years of the Homecoming Project, which was designed to return disabled students in regional special education programs to regular classes in 26 local Vermont schools. Fifty-eight such students (of whom 45% were moderately or severely handicapped) were transitioned into regular classes and 19 other students at risk…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Hoffman, Tony – 1988
Sophisticated database management systems (DBMS) for microcomputers are becoming increasingly easy to use, allowing small school districts to develop their own autonomous databases for tracking enrollment and student progress in special education. DBMS applications can be designed for maintenance by district personnel with little technical…
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Database Management Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Male, Mary – Preventing School Failure, 1991
The Student Study Team (SST) is described as a California intervention model that encourages effective multidisciplinary team participation. The development, training, operation, and evaluation of such teams are discussed, and implementation recommendations are offered. The article includes a flow chart of the SST process, a meeting competency…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation
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Beninghof, Anne M.; Singer, Anne Louise T. – Teaching Exceptional Children, 1992
Described is a training activity to introduce special educators to the transdisciplinary teaming model in comparison with the multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary models. The group activity highlights critical components of each model. It has been used with more than 100 special education team members in Connecticut to introduce…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Braaten, Sheldon – Preventing School Failure, 1991
A draft policy developed by the Minneapolis (Minnesota) public schools concerning the use of aversive or deprivation procedures with students who are handicapped is presented. The policy model covers such elements as response to prior interventions; written treatment plan; informed consent; supervision; maintenance and retention of records;…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Disabilities, Discipline Policy
Walmsley, Tim; Neilsen, Shelley – 1991
Manual I describes the VIDEOSHARE Project, a demonstration project employing systematic, video-based technology in preschool special education classrooms to supplement traditional measures of academic and developmental progress. The VIDEOSHARE model focuses on using video to: (1) enhance family-school partnerships; (2) increase child study team…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Confidentiality, Data Collection, Demonstration Programs