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Price, Valerie; Murphy, Susan O.; Cureton, Virginia Young – Journal of School Nursing, 2004
Since the passage of the 1975 Education for All Handicapped Children Act and the 1986 PL99-457 amendment, many children aged birth to 3 years with special health care needs are enrolled in early intervention programs. Educators working in early intervention services often need to respond to and manage seizure activity and medical emergencies for…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Early Intervention, Self Efficacy, Seizures
Ashton, Jennifer L. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Since the passage of PL 94-142, also known as the Education of All Handicapped Children Act, in 1975, special and general educators have been urged to work together to improve the education of children with disabilities through increased access to the general education curriculum. Over the years, the evolution of a collaborative approach to…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Inclusion, Disabilities, Discourse Analysis
Sachs, John – Education and Training in Mental Retardation, 1988
Self-efficacy theory is used to explain the reluctance of regular educators to comply with requirements of Public Law 94 142 and the Regular Education Initiative as well as to suggest changes in teacher preparation programs and state certification processes. (DB)
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Policy
Lauritzen, Paul; Friedman, Stephen – 1990
This manual presents procedures for collecting data to project personnel needs in the field of special education, addressing in part the Comprehensive System of Personnel Development requirements of Public Law 94-142. Implementation of the procedures identifies: areas of education that show need for additional teachers as well as areas of surplus;…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Data Collection, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Harvard Education Letter, 1989
The question of responsibility for the education of disabled students has become a controversial issue. This article explores the debate between proponents of special education and of mainstreaming for academically handicapped children. Under Public Law 94-142, disabled children are guaranteed an appropriate public education in the least…
Descriptors: Classification, Elementary Secondary Education, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Handicap Identification
Gordon, Ronnie; Schwartz, Barbara – 1980
Handicapped and non-handicapped preschool children were observed in order to study the impact of mainstreaming on the preschool handicapped child. Ten observational records were collected on each of 24 non-handicapped and four physically handicapped children in three mainstreamed classrooms. Twelve physically handicapped children in two…
Descriptors: Interaction, Learning Modalities, Mainstreaming, Observation