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Sandler, Allen G. – Preventing School Failure, 1997
Discusses the use of a consultative therapy model to provide physical and occupational therapy services in the schools, including standards for selecting this approach, preparation for teachers and therapists implementing the model, communication between teachers and therapists, and the need to supplement teachers' time for motor programming with…
Descriptors: Ancillary School Services, Consultation Programs, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Laycock, Virginia K.; And Others – Preventing School Failure, 1991
This article analyzes the purposes for which collaborative special education programs are established and outlines alternative structures for operationalizing the concept of collaboration in schools. These structures include the teacher assistance team, the child study/resource team, peer collaboration, behavioral consultation, collaborative…
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Consultation Programs, Cooperation, Delivery Systems
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Bauwens, Jeanne; Hourcade, Jack J. – Preventing School Failure, 1991
This article describes cooperative teaching involving general and special educators as an approach to serving students with special needs. The article provides an overview of the types of cooperative teaching and discusses implementation considerations, methods of problem solving, and the importance of interpersonal skills. (JDD)
Descriptors: Cooperation, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Male, Mary – Preventing School Failure, 1991
The Student Study Team (SST) is described as a California intervention model that encourages effective multidisciplinary team participation. The development, training, operation, and evaluation of such teams are discussed, and implementation recommendations are offered. The article includes a flow chart of the SST process, a meeting competency…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Cooperative Planning, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation
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Braaten, Sheldon – Preventing School Failure, 1991
A draft policy developed by the Minneapolis (Minnesota) public schools concerning the use of aversive or deprivation procedures with students who are handicapped is presented. The policy model covers such elements as response to prior interventions; written treatment plan; informed consent; supervision; maintenance and retention of records;…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Disabilities, Discipline Policy