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ERIC Number: ED012986
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Nov
Pages: 77
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Reference Count: 0
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TO MEET THE CHALLENGE OF THE HANDICAPPED CHILD. REPORT OF THE GOVERNOR'S COMMISSION TO STUDY THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF HANDICAPPED CHILDREN.
Governor's Commission to Study Educational Needs of Handicapped Children in Maryland, Annapolis.
A SPECIAL COMMISSION APPOINTED IN JUNE, 1966, STUDIED THE EDUCATIONAL NEEDS OF MARYLAND'S HANDICAPPED CHILDREN. PUBLIC HEARINGS WERE HELD, AND PUBLIC AND PRIVATE AGENCIES SUBMITTED FORMAL STATEMENTS. TOP PRIORITY RECOMMENDATIONS WERE MADE ON--(1) EXTENSION OF STATE FINANCING, (2) ADMINISTRATIVE REORGANIZATION OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION, (3) SCHOLARSHIPS AND IN-SERVICE TRAINING FOR PROFESSIONAL PERSONNEL, (4) INTER-DEPARTMENTAL COORDINATION, AND (5) ESTABLISHMENT OF A MORE PERMANENT STUDY COMMISSION. IN ADDITION TO THESE RECOMMENDATIONS, THE COMMISSION FORMULATED OBJECTIVES AND ADMINISTRATIVE PRINCIPLES ON SPECIAL EDUCATION AND REPORTED ITS SUGGESTIONS CONCERNING DEFINITION AND CLASSIFICATION, COORDINATION AND COMMUNICATION, INTERCOUNTY COOPERATION, AND PROGRAMS AT STATE INSTITUTIONS. APPENDIXES INCLUDE THE RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING THE COMMISSION, CHARTED INFORMATION SHOWING ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE THROUGH FEDERAL LEGISLATION, AND INDIVIDUALS AND GROUPS SUPPLYING TESTIMONY. (DF)
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Authoring Institution: Governor's Commission to Study Educational Needs of Handicapped Children in Maryland, Annapolis.
Identifiers: Maryland (Annapolis)