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Meyer, Donald J.; And Others – 1984
Based on the SEFAM (Supporting Extended Family Members) program, the manual is intended to help organize a program for fathers of handicapped young children. A program for fathers and infants focuses on unique father concerns and resources. The first chapter further explores reasons for father programs while the second describes program components…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Disabilities, Fathers, Group Discussion
Dildy, Dennis R. – 1987
The Community-Based Services Work Adjustment Program provides vocational assessment, work adjustment training, social adjustment training, extended sheltered employment, transitional/supported employment, and competitive job training and placement through on-the-job training at natural community work sites. The program serves mentally retarded,…
Descriptors: Community Programs, Curriculum, Disabilities, Job Placement
Shaw, Estelle; And Others – 1986
The monograph describes Project INTERFACE, a 2-year collaborative effort among the Board of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) of Nassau County (New York), Long Island University, and three local school districts. The project identified the "most effective" implementation strategies for integrating microcomputer instruction into…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities, Educational Practices
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Appl, Dolores J. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1996
An early childhood special education program to foster appreciation of diversity is described. Suggestions are offered for ways to use books and activities to celebrate diversity. Sociograms before and after the program indicated improved attitudes by most children toward peers of diverse colors, cultures, and backgrounds. (DB)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Differences, Disabilities
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
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Arts Education. – 1988
This volume focuses on four North Carolina school systems that have developed strategies for improving teaching and learning environments in arts education. Article 1 discusses the challenge of providing adequate levels of visual arts instruction for exceptional children in Dare County and describes a specific art project for handicapped students…
Descriptors: Art Education, Community Support, Disabilities, Elementary School Curriculum
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Stevens, Kay B.; And Others – Teacher Education and Special Education, 1992
This article explains step-by-step activities that make up a collaborative research effort between university teacher educators and public school special education personnel. A research group, its members, and their activities in applied educational research are described including establishment, objectives, and first- and second-year activities.…
Descriptors: Classroom Research, College School Cooperation, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation
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McEvoy, John; And Others – British Journal of Special Education, 1991
This article addresses difficult and disruptive behavior of children with severe learning difficulties in British classrooms. It stresses the importance of clear policy underlying teacher training in methods of prevention, intervention, restraint, and record keeping. Principles of inservice training in behavior management skills are identified.…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Behavior Problems, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities
Maine State Dept. of Educational and Cultural Services, Augusta. Div. of Special Education. – 1981
This publication is intended to help local school systems plan, implement, and expand programs for secondary aged handicapped students in Maine's public schools. An introductory section examines four major factors: assessment, curriculum, personal and career development, and graduation. The next section contains detailed descriptions of 10 program…
Descriptors: Community Resources, Curriculum Development, Disabilities, Program Descriptions
Land, Imogene – Executive Educator, 1984
The state of Oklahoma recently published a school bus driver manual on transporting handicapped students. Yearly inservice training sessions are recommended to teach school bus drivers communication skills, use of special equipment for physically handicapped students, and preparation for emergencies. (MLF)
Descriptors: Bus Transportation, Disabilities, Driver Education, 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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Adams, Lois; Cessna, Kay – Preventing School Failure, 1991
This article describes efforts in Colorado to develop collaborative relationships among educators to better meet needs of students with disabilities. The article stresses the importance of developing common understanding, developing a full array of services within the delivery system, and addressing school scheduling issues. (JDD)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation
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Shuard, Hilary – British Journal of Special Education, 1989
The article relates the British PrIME (Primary Initiatives in Mathematical Education) Project to children with special educational needs doing mathematics. The project's main aim is to improve the mathematical understanding and teaching skills of primary teachers. Activities using calculators are described. (DB)
Descriptors: Calculators, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Inservice Teacher Education
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Miner, Craig A.; Bates, Paul E. – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1997
Describes a person-centered planning approach for involving students with disabilities and their families in the transition planning process. Components of person-centered planning are discussed, including development of a personal profile, identification of future lifestyle preferences, action steps and responsible parties, and necessary changes…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Family Involvement
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Castaneda, Lupe; Sherrill, Claudine – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 1997
Describes how two disability sports programs, Little League Baseball's Challenger Division and TOPSoccer (The Outreach Program for Soccer), are being implemented in Arlington, Texas. Both programs are intended to include children and youth with physical or mental disabilities and to increase family involvement. Summarized are game rules, outcomes…
Descriptors: Athletics, Baseball, Competition, Disabilities
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