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ERIC Number: ED018916
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Dec-29
Pages: 22
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Reference Count: 0
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A REVIEW OF SELECTED PROGRAM ACTIVITIES IN THE EDUCATION OF THE DEAF.
FEIN, JUDITH; FORSYTHE, PATRICIA
PREPARED BY THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION OF THE DEAF, THE BOOKLET EXPLAINS PROGRAMS SPONSORED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, EDUCATION, AND WELFARE FOR THE PURPOSE OF ASSISTING DEAF CHILDREN AND YOUTH TO DEVELOP THEIR TALENTS AND PREPARE FOR RESPONSIBLE CITIZENSHIP. SEVERAL SCHOOLS ARE DISCUSSED, SOME ESTABLISHED (GALLAUDET COLLEGE) AND SOME IN THE PLANNING STAGES (NATIONAL TECHNICAL SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF, MODEL SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF). JUSTIFICATION FOR EXISTENCE, ENROLLMENT FIGURES, ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS, DESCRIPTION OF ACADEMIC PROGRAM, AND SOURCES OF FINANCIAL SUPPORT ARE GIVEN WHERE POSSIBLE. ALSO DESCRIBED ARE (1) THE NATIONAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION OF THE DEAF, WHICH MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CARRYING OUT FEDERAL PROGRAMS, (2) THE CAPTIONED FILMS PROGRAM, A LOAN SERVICE OF FILMS FOR THE DEAF, WHICH PROVIDES EDUCATION AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT FOR THE DEAF AND TRAINS PERSONS TO USE THE FILMS, (3) TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS IN DEAF EDUCATION, WHICH ARE PROVIDED IN THE FORM OF GRANTS-IN-AID TO INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, (4) RESEARCH AND DEMONSTRATION PROGRAMS, BOTH FOR THE DEAF AND FOR HANDICAPPED CHILDREN IN GENERAL, (5) PUBLIC LAWS 89-10 AND 89-313, WHICH PROVIDE FUNDS FOR EDUCATION OF THE HANDICAPPED, AND (6) THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR NEUROLOGICAL DISEASES AND BLINDNESS. FOR EACH TYPE OF SERVICE AUTHORIZING LEGISLATION IS CITED, THE PROGRAM IS PRESENTED, AND THE OFFICE HAVING PRIME ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY IS LISTED. (JB)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, DC.
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