ERIC Number: ED042024
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Mar
Reference Count: 0
How Federal Agencies Have Served the Handicapped, 1969.
President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, Washington, DC.
Highlights from reports summarizing the 1968 activities of federal agencies responsible for major programs in employment and placement of the handicapped are included in this document. Agencies are: (1) Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, where the primary focus is a public rehabilitation program with related efforts of prevention, treatment, financial assistance, and education programs, (2) Department of Labor, where research projects are being conducted by the Manpower as well as Wage and Labor Standards Administrations, (3) Veterans Administration, which has programs of medical and vocational rehabilitation, (4) Department of Agriculture, which provides assistance to rural areas and 4-H Club programs for the handicapped, (5) Department of Transportation, which has identified transportation barriers so that programs can be designed, (6) Department of Housing and Urban Development, which provides programs that may be used by the handicapped, (7) Department of Commerce, which has encouraged more employment of the handicapped, and (8) Civil Service Commission, which reports several major innovations in hiring the handicapped. (SB)
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Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, Washington, DC.