ERIC Number: ED254044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as Amended through February 22, 1984 by Public Law 98-221.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The booklet presents the text of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 as amended by P.L. 98-221 in 1984. The act is intended to develop and implement comprehensive programs of vocational rehabilitation and independent living. The text addresses seven major titles within the act (sample subtopics in parentheses): (1) vocational rehabilitation services (innovation and expansion grants); (2) research (National Institute of Handicapped Research); (3) supplementary services and facilities (special projects including reader services for the blind and interpreter services for the deaf); (4) National Council on the Handicapped; (5) Miscellaneous (Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board); (6) employment opportunities for handicapped individuals (community service employment programs and projects with industry); and (7) comprehensive services for independent living (independent living centers). (CL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers: Independent Living; Rehabilitation Act 1973 Amendments 1984