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Rural, Exceptional, At Risk. Exceptional Children at Risk [microform] : CEC Mini-Library / Doris Helge
Bib ID 5537963
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
Helge, Doris
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1991 
59 p. 
ISBN 9780865862166
0865862168
Summary

This booklet examines the unique difficulties of delivering education services to at-risk children and youth with exceptionalities who live in rural areas. An introductory chapter considers the extent of the problem and identifies such strategies as providing self-esteem education, appropriate preservice and inservice training, community-business-school partnerships, family involvement, and community education. The second chapter provides a synthesis of the research, noting the high dropout rate in rural areas, conditions placing rural students at risk (e.g., poverty, limited English proficiency, and migrancy), and problems associated with implementing special education services (e.g., scattered populations, isolation, and a lack of social services). Implications for practitioners are considered in the third chapter, such as the need for program design based on the uniqueness of each rural community. Nineteen factors to be considered in service delivery design are discussed, such as cost efficiency, and expertise and attitudes of available personnel. The last chapter identifies recommendations regarding policy, preservice and inservice training, school programming, community action, parent activities, teacher concerns, and individual student concerns. Includes 30 references and suggested resources including examples of successful service delivery models. (DB)

Notes

Availability: Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091-1589 (Stock No. P359: $8.00).

Sponsoring Agency: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.

Contract Number: RI88062007.

ERIC Note: For related documents, see EC 300 774-784.

Practitioners.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Delivery Systems.  |  Disabilities.  |  Dropout Prevention.  |  Educational Methods.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  High Risk Students.  |  Inservice Teacher Education.  |  Models.  |  Policy Formation.  |  Postsecondary Education.  |  Preservice Teacher Education.  |  Program Development.  |  Program Implementation.  |  Rural Education.  |  Special Education.  |  Staff Development.  |  Teacher Attitudes.
Form/genre ERIC Publications.  |  Guides, Non-Classroom.
Other authors/contributors Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA  |  ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children
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