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Zirkel, Perry A.; Gluckman, Ivan B. – Principal, 1997
Discusses the case of an 8-year-old boy with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, problem behavior, and good grades, who was denied eligibility for special education under IDEA's "other health impaired" clause and Section 504. The court "ducked" on the parent's second claim concerning level of services available under…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Court Litigation, Elementary Education, Federal Legislation
Zirkel, Perry A.; Gluckman, Ivan B. – Principal, 1996
Updates a 1993 article describing two successful full-inclusion cases involving disabled students. In a 1994 case, a disruptive junior high student with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Tourette Syndrome was placed temporarily in an off-campus, self-contained program. The Ninth Circuit Court affirmed the trial court's decision…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Problems, Court Litigation, Disabilities
Essex, Nathan L.; Schifani, John – Principal, 1992
Until recently, children with Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) were often placed in special education classrooms. The critical challenge for administrators is ensuring that ADD children are correctly identified and appropriately educated. To avoid lawsuits, principals must lead the development of appropriate policies, procedures, and strategies to…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Elementary Education, Hyperactivity, Identification
Evans, Mary; And Others – Principal, 1996
Inclusion-oriented schools should define their philosophy, form a committee, develop a written plan, provide early staff development, review children's individual needs, develop program modifications, and prepare parents and students. During the second year, schools should implement a pilot program, provide ongoing staff development, and evaluate…
Descriptors: Committees, Elementary Education, Inclusive Schools, Pilot Projects