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Gil, Linda L. – 1984
The paper describes issues in integrating handicapped children into early childhood education programs. Experiences of the Northwest Center Infant and Toddler Program (Seattle, Washington) are noted to illustrate philosophical considerations (particularly the isolation of handicapped children) and program planning and development issues. Beginning…
Descriptors: Day Care Centers, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Infants
Meyer, Donald J.; And Others – 1985
The handbook, an outgrowth of a project involving 8-13 year-old siblings of handicapped children and their parents, describes ways to implement sibling programs. Problems facing siblings are reviewed, including overidentification, resentment, and embarassment. Guidelines for conducting "sibshops" are offered with information on five goals, such as…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Group Counseling, Group Discussion, Parent Education
Rich, Ginger A.; And Others – 1985
This manual outlines a horseback riding program, conducted by the Larimer (Colorado) County Extension Service, for persons with disabilities. The program offers such benefits as the opportunity to learn horsemanship; strengthen and relax muscles; improve balance, coordination, and posture; and increase joint mobility. Designed to provide a…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Facilities, Financial Support, Horseback Riding
Robb, Gary M.; And Others – 1983
This resource book provides guidelines for planning, developing, and implementing outdoor education programs for disabled youth. Part 1 offers a step by step approach to developing a program that focuses on the use of the natural environment as the primary learning element. Advice is given on individualizing the program, consistent with…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adventure Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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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Paulsen, Kim J. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 1997
This article describes an elementary school's use of a curriculum-based measurement (CBM) system that allowed teachers to develop reading and mathematics interventions to assist students with and without disabilities. Presents a step-by-step approach to developing CBM and guidelines for implementing CBM in entire classrooms or for individual…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Disabilities, Elementary Education, Evaluation Methods
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
Thomson, Charlotte; And Others – 1991
This guide to Individualized Educational Plans (IEPs) for students with special needs in New Zealand begins with an overview section which discusses what an IEP is, policy and administrative requirements, and steps in the IEP process. Module 1 presents basic information about the IEP. Module 2 describes school organization to facilitate IEPs and…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Communication Skills, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
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
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
Suffolk County Board of Cooperative Educational Services 2, Patchogue, NY. – 1989
The brochure provides an overview of the components of vocational assessment used in many Cooperative Services Model (CSM) projects in New York State. Federal and state requirements for vocational assessment for students with handicapping conditions, the purpose of vocational assessment, and a suggested vocational assessment model are discussed.…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Practices, Individualized Education Programs, Intermediate Grades
Binion, Mary; And Others – 1989
This handbook provides suggestions useful in implementing supplemental services to children with handicaps in regular classrooms in Ohio. The information is organized into two major parts: administrative considerations and teacher considerations. Administrative considerations focus on the definition of a supplemental services program, determining…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
Charter, Patricia Flores – 1991
In response to the shortage of qualified bilingual special education personnel to work with Limited English Proficient (LEP) special needs students, a program was developed in Vista Unified School District in North San Diego County, California, which involves training bilingual paraprofessionals to serve in special education settings. The…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Bilingualism, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
Petty, Debra Martin; And Others – 1991
The report presents six papers describing a Tennessee study to assess the status of the supported employment initiative, determine the importance and implementation of best practice elements, and ascertain perceptions of supported employment customers toward implementation. Major findings include the following: at the time of the study supported…
Descriptors: Adults, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Practices
McCabe, Connie – 1990
This publication presents the evaluation of the Secondary Special Education Initiative, a 5-year partnership between the New Jersey State Department of Education and nine school districts. The initiative was established in 1983 to enhance the development of high-school programs and services for educationally handicapped pupils. The initiative had…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Disabilities, Dropout Prevention, Educational Cooperation
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