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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
Zero to Three, 1987
Five bulletins of the National Center for Clinical Infant Programs include articles with the following titles and authors: "Lay Home Visiting Programs: Strengths, Tensions, and Challenges" (Mary Larner and Robert Halpern); "The Post-Partum Support Project: Serving Young Mothers and Older Women through Home Visiting" (Elizabeth Anisfeld and…
Descriptors: Attachment Behavior, Community Programs, Day Care, Delinquency Prevention
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
Flynn, Morita N. – 1983
The manual sets forth guidelines on developing a parent involvement component as part of an early intervention effort for handicapped children. Modeled after Project WISP (Wyoming Infant Stimulation Program), the guidelines emphasize the role of the parent coordinator in communicating with parents and acting as a resource person. Parent…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Evaluation Methods, Infants, Intervention
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
Berkeley Planning Associates, Oakland, CA. – 1997
Designed for child care workers who provide day care to children of disabled mothers, this booklet provides information about the needs of disabled women and gives suggestions for how to accommodate women with various disabilities. The booklet may also be useful for parents with disabilities who have young children and who want to work with child…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Attitudes toward Disabilities, Day Care, Day Care Centers
Fitterman, L. Jeffrey – 1989
Through developments with the use of the "Apple Macintosh" computer, "HyperCard," and "MacRecorder," children in preschool handicapped programs are now capable of participating in appropriate computerized learning experiences. "HyperCard" allows educators to produce their own computerized instructional…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Clothing Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware
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)
Maine State Dept. of Education, Augusta. Div. of Special Education. – 1991
This manual on the Maine Surrogate Parent Program is designed for surrogate parents, social workers, and educational personnel. It defines relevant terms; outlines procedures for identification of students who require a surrogate parent; explains how surrogate parents are appointed and trained; lists the rights and responsibilities of the…
Descriptors: Agency Role, Child Welfare, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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
Family Resource Coalition Report, 1988
This special issue of a periodical focuses on building support and resources for families of children with special needs. It contains 13 articles in addition to descriptions of 10 programs serving special needs families at the local level, a list of 15 resource organizations and 10 publications/audiovisual aids, and a message from the coalition's…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Intervention, Family Involvement
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Curriculum and Instruction. – 1986
Aid to teachers planning and implementing a child-centered prekindergarten program is offered in this comprehensive guide. After a brief introduction, sections of the guide (1) address the topics of separation and adjustment; (2) present sample room arrangements and suggest ideas for management routines, scheduling, planning, and ordering of…
Descriptors: Administrators, Child Abuse, Classroom Design, Disabilities
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Carta, Judith J.; And Others – Education and Treatment of Children, 1990
The paper examines the application of ecobehavioral analysis to the study of transitions between special preschool and regular kindergarten settings. Two measures for evaluating ecobehavioral interactions are described: Ecobehavioral System for the Complex Assessment of Preschool Environments (ESCAPE) and Assessment Code/Checklist for Evaluating…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Disabilities, Ecological Factors, Educational Environment