ERIC Number: ED203129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Annual Report of the Rehabilitation Services Administration to the President and the Congress on Federal Activities Related to the Administration of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as Amended. Fiscal Year 1980.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
This annual report of the Rehabilitation Services Administration for Fiscal 1980 consists of five sections. The first section, devoted to program operations, includes information on the basic vocational rehabilitation program, services to the blind, rehabilitation facilities, and three specific programs. Described in section 2 are such program development activities as projects for the severely disabled and for handicapped migratory and seasonal farmworkers, projects with industry, special recreation programs, client assistance projects, independent living rehabilitation, and comprehensive rehabilitation centers. Operations of the National Institute of Handicapped Research (long-range plans, interagency cooperation, rehabilitation and training centers, rehabilitation engineering programs, research and demonstration, research utilization, and international research) are outlined in section 3. Section 4 covers such advocacy and coordination activities as interagency liaison, activities concerning deafness and communication disorders, the international year of disabled persons, the Office of Information and Resources for the Handicapped, and the President's Committee on Mental Retardation. Miscellaneous agencies related to implementation of Title V of the Rehabilitation Act (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, and the Interagency Coordinating Council) and nondiscrimination under federal grants and programs are covered in section 5. (MN)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Annual Reports, Blindness, Compliance (Legal), Coordination, Daily Living Skills, Disabilities, Employment Opportunities, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Facility Guidelines, Facility Planning, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Industry, Mental Retardation, Migrant Workers, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Implementation, Rehabilitation, Research Projects, Research Utilization, Transportation, Visual Impairments, Vocational Rehabilitation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Architectural Transportation Barriers Compliance; Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; Interagency Coordinating Council; National Institute of Handicapped Research; Rehabilitation Act 1973; Rehabilitation Services Administration