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Neubert, Debra A. – Exceptionality, 2003
This article addresses assessment in transition services for students with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Amendments of 1997. The legislative foundation, purposes, and uses of transition assessment in the middle and high school years are discussed in relation to transition planning. Competencies needed by…
Descriptors: Compliance (Legal), Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Educational Legislation
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Dymond, Stacy K.; Orelove, Fred P. – Exceptionality, 2001
This article reviews the development of curriculum practices for students with severe disabilities and examines 3 components of the 1997 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, including: an emphasis on preparing for employment and independent living, access to the general curriculum, and participation in district-and state-wide assessments.…
Descriptors: Career Development, Curriculum Design, Educational Assessment, Educational Legislation
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Crone, Deanne A.; Horner, Robert H. – Exceptionality, 2000
This article examines the contextual, conceptual, and empirical foundations of functional behavioral assessment (FBA) in general educational settings. The need for schools to design effective responses to increases in individual problem behavior and the need to be compliant with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act are discussed.…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities
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Sugai, George; Horner, Robert H. – Exceptionality, 2000
This introductory article to a special series discusses requirements under the 1997 amendments to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act to base behavioral intervention planning and positive behavioral support on information obtained through a functional behavioral assessment (FBA) process. The lack of guidance on FBAs and strategies for…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Disabilities
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Wilcox, Brennan L.; Turnbull, H. Rutherford, III; Turnbull, Ann P. – Exceptionality, 2000
This article describes the ramifications of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act's positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBS) requirements in the context of disciplinary situations, including the interplay of PBS issues with functional behavioral assessment and behavioral intervention plans. The roles of the general educator…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Compliance (Legal), Disabilities