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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
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
RPISE Reporter, 1988
Each issue of "PRISE Reporter" offers a feature article on educating handicapped students and provides descriptions of other information sources, continuing and completed research, and promising practices. The December 1987 issue contains an article by Martha Thurlow titled "A Skeleton in Our Closet? The Special Education…
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Consultation Programs, Cooperative Learning, Disabilities
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
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
New York State Education Dept. Albany. Office for the Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions. – 1988
The program review guide provides a framework and a source of reference for the monitoring staff of the New York State Education Department's Office for Education of Children with Handicapping Conditions. The manual simultaneously provides a means for school districts, the Boards of Cooperative Educational Services, and other agencies to monitor…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education
Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. – 1993
This Virginia document first states the mission of the Child Study Committee (CSC), clarifies its role, and delineates its functions from other existing programs and services. The CSC mission is stated as providing a school-based mechanism to enable school personnel to meet the needs of individual children having difficulty in the educational…
Descriptors: Committees, Decision Making, Disabilities, Due Process
Campbell, Katherine; Morris, Jeff – 1994
College students with disabilities, as a group, are becoming more involved with each other and are beginning to form student organizations. Major purposes of such organizations include: establishing a means for students with disabilities to make their voices heard on issues relating to disability, creating a social support system for students with…
Descriptors: Advocacy, College Students, Disabilities, Higher Education
Walling, Linda Lucas; Karrenbrock, Marilyn H. – 1993
Written for librarians and school library media specialists, this book is designed to foster awareness and encourage confidence in serving the needs of children with disabilities. It provides practical guidelines for recognizing and understanding many disabilities, including vision, hearing, and speech impairments; emotional, behavioral, and…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Children, Disabilities
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
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)
Professional Staff Congress of the City Univ. of New York, NY. – 1988
This handbook is designed to provide City University of New York faculty with practical information and suggestions to help them meet the needs of disabled students in their classrooms. An overview on teaching students with disabilities is provided, followed by discussions of specific topics including coping with mobility and hand-function…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy
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
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
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