ERIC Number: ED062742
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-May
Reference Count: 0
The Education of Handicapped Children.
Hensley, Gene, Ed.; Cain, Nancy Ellen, Ed.
Three selected papers and some additional comments from six regional conferences on state law and educational services for the handicapped are presented. Included are papers by Edwin W. Martin, Associate Commissioner, Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, on the education of handicapped children as a new public priority and by James J. Gallagher on the definition of a handicapped child and the nature of special education. The third paper, by Frederick J. Weintraub, examines issues and recommendations related to state law and the education of handicapped children. Described is a Model Law developed to guide states in improving provisions for handicapped children. Concluding comments summarize discussion highlights and some considerations related to the Model Law. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Education Commission of the States, Denver, CO.
Note: Selected papers and highlights from six regional conferences on State Law and Educational Services for the Handicapped (Fall, 1971)