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This proceedings contains 60 conference papers and presentations on rural special education, disabled and at-risk students, and related matters. Topics include the Hmong and Southeast Asian immigrants in rural areas, special education service delivery in rural Kentucky, alternative funding for supplemental programs, reforming special education, dropout prevention, transition objectives, identifying and enriching rural gifted children, interactive technology to teach social workers about special-needs children, serving rural preschool and young children with disabilities, cross-age tutoring, sheltered workshops, parent involvement, multicultural education, use of negotiation and mediation in special education, mathematics activities for middle-school classrooms, adapting text to meet literacy needs of special learners, collaborative and shared services for low-incidence disabilities, career development of disabled students, rural-based technical education, team assessment of infants, best practices and exemplary programs, intensive family services for high-risk students and dysfunctional families, early childhood special educators, practitioner-college partnerships, strategies for the inclusion of special education in general education, quality television instruction, rural educational partnerships, establishing a rural professional development school, social skills instruction for adolescents with behavior disorders, distance learning, ethics in service delivery, teacher attitudes toward at-risk students, alternative certification programs in special education, recruiting and retaining special education teachers, interpretive single-subject research design, and ethnosociology of special education. Also included are a topic index, and an appended conference program and schedule that contains descriptions of presentations. (SV)

Descriptors: Disabilities, Distance Education, Early Childhood Education, Educational Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Higher Education, Postsecondary Education, Rural Education, Rural Schools, Special Education, Teacher Education

Autor: Montgomery, Diane, Ed.


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