ERIC Number: ED063691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
If You Have a Handicapped Child.
Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Written for parents who have recently learned that their child is handicapped, the pamphlet introduces parents to the general prevalence of handicaps among children, the concept of special education, the importance of early diagnosis, the existence of many facilities and programs involved in the diagnosis and education of handicapped children, the Handicapped Children's Early Education Assistance Act passed by Congress in 1968, the role of parents in special education, and the variety of educational opportunities. Bright, colored pictures accompany the discussion. Concluding the pamphlet are 11 addresses of private or voluntary organizations to which one can write for brochures concerning a particular handicap. (CB)
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Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.