Volume 20, Issue 1 (1991)
Providing Services to Infants and Toddlers Under PL 99-457: Training Needs of School Psychologists
Stacey E. McLinden, David P. Prasse
Abstract: The implementation of Part H of PL 99-457, Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments of 1986, will result in an increased demand for personnel with knowledge and expertise in working with children birth through 2 years of age. This demand represents an opportunity for role expansion for school psychologists who develop the skills necessary to work with this population.This article presents the provisions of PL 99-457 that relate to Part H and discusses the major training needs of school psychologists who will be involved in planning and implementing services for infants and toddlers.
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