ERIC Number: ED061681
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Nov
A Study of the Legislation Concerning the Special Education of Handicapped Children and Young People.
United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).
The report of legislation in foreign countries concerning special education for handicapped children and youth is based on the replies of 30 countries to a questionnaire. The first part of the report presents in the form of a synthesis the main data concerning the general background of special education, both statutory and administrative, its structure and organization, and special classes and institutions for training various categories of handicapped youth. The second part of the report summarizes what each country has undertaken in terms of legislation and practical action towards the education of handicapped youth. This information is presented in the following categories for each country: main legislative bases of special education, categories of beneficiaries of special education, special classes and establishments, operation of the special education system, teaching staff, and social reintegration. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Paris (France).