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McLinden, Stacey E.; Prasse, David P. – School Psychology Review, 1991
The provisions of Part H of Public Law 99-457, the Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1986, that relate to school psychologists are discussed. The training needs of psychologists who will be involved in planning and implementing services for infants and toddler are explored. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Psychology, Counselor Role, Delivery Systems, Federal Legislation
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Phelps, LeAdelle – School Psychology Review, 1991
The passage of Public Law 99-457 relating to education for the handicapped increases the probability that the school psychologist will be asked to evaluate infants and children diagnosed as suffering from nonorganic failure-to-thrive (NOFT) disorder. Etiology, models, and interventions appropriate for NOFT children are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Health, Counselor Role, Disabilities
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Phelps, LeAdelle; Landau, Steven – School Psychology Review, 1995
Recent initiatives such as PL99-457 and Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) require school psychologists to broaden their knowledge base in areas critical to problematic development in early childhood. This mini-series is designed to assist school psychologists in provisions of collaboration with other health professionals to enhance efficacy…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Cooperation, Developmental Delays, Disabilities
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Black, Maureen M. – School Psychology Review, 1995
Reviews the definition of failure to thrive (FTT) and its relationship to theories of child development as FTT is an early physical marker of risk with long-term consequences. These children are often eligible for services through PL99-457, and psychologists can play an integral role in multidisciplinary evaluation and on intervention team.…
Descriptors: Child Development, Failure to Thrive, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intervention