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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
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
Maine State Dept. of Educational and Cultural Services, Augusta. – 1987
Explanations are provided about Maine's special education, vocational education, vocational rehabilitation, and eye care programs and services, to assist teachers and counselors to understand better the mission, eligibility requirements, and service resources each brings to the planning process for students with handicaps. The guidelines were…
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Delivery Systems, Disabilities
Minnesota Community Colleges, St. Paul. – 1990
The conference reported in this publication was funded by STAR (System of Technology to Achieve Results), a program of the Minnesota Governor's Advisory Council on Technology, under Public Law 100-407 (the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988.) The conference focused on the development and availability of…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Appropriate Technology, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), College Programs
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
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
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
Vermont State Dept. of Education, Montpelier. Div. of Special Education and Pupil Personnel Services. – 1987
This guide provides an understanding of the scope and purpose of educational services in Vermont for young children with handicaps and their families. Section titles are as follows, with chapter titles in parentheses: (1) "Overall Program Development" ("Programmatic Philosophy and Policies,""Planning and…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention
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
Goehl, Karen Curtice; Leffers, Pam – 1979
Home programs for young handicapped children have the potential for enhancing the partnership between home and school. In an effective home program the parent is viewed as the person most qualified to facilitate the child's development. This paper focuses on the philosophy of home programming and details some useful strategies which can be used by…
Descriptors: Disabilities, High Risk Persons, Home Programs, Infants
Gillis-Olion, Marion; Olion, LaDelle – 1984
A successful 3-year inservice training program for paraprofessionals, regular and early childhood educators was based on a modularized competency training model. Three modules were developed for each training group, with content including theoretical foundations, attitudes toward handicapped students, legislation, and planned observations of…
Descriptors: Competency Based Teacher Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs
Ontario Ministry of Colleges and Universities, Toronto. – 1983
A comprehensive summary of postsecondary educational opportunities in Ontario is presented to assist students in choosing a course of study. After presenting information on student costs and student financial assistance, general information on Colleges of Applied Arts and Technology is provided. For each college, apprenticeship programs, regular…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, College Programs, Correspondence Study, Degrees (Academic)
Corrado, Thomas; Colfer, Mary Ellen – 1982
Designed for use by coordinators of disabled student services at New York State two-year colleges, this sourcebook represents a compendium of ideas, recommendations, facts, problems, and solutions related to serving disabled two-year college students. Introductory remarks describing the sourcebook's purpose and New York's Disabled Student Project…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Accessibility (for Disabled), Ancillary School Services, Career Planning
Anderlini, Lyn Starr; Zittel, Gail – 1983
The report describes a sample of effective vocational assessment practices for handicapped students implemented in California. An introduction presents the challenges and difficulties of complying with federal and state legislation that mandate nondiscriminatory vocational assessment and the least restrictive placement. Alternatives to…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Evaluation Methods
Price, Marianne; And Others – 1982
The guide describes Project IMPACT (Implementing Mainstreaming Programs through Active Cooperative Training), an approach involving teachers, parents, and support personnel in Mainstreaming Planning Committees (MPCs) to consider general issues and procedures. Based on experiences over a 2-year period (September 1, 1979-February 28, 1982) of pilot…
Descriptors: Committees, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Mainstreaming
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