ERIC Number: ED066851
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1970
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Third Annual Report of the National Advisory Committee on Handicapped Children.
National Advisory Committee on Handicapped Children, Washington, DC.
Letters of transmittal, explanation of authorization and duties of the National Advisory Committee on Handicapped Children, and a list of members of the committee as of June 30, 1970, precede a summary of the committee's recommendations, a review of activities of the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped, a review of new program developments, and task force reports. The five recommendations focus on the handicappedforce reports. The five recommendations focus on the Handicapped Children's Early Education Assistance Act, identification of disabilities in federally funded educational programs, education for deaf blind children, intelligence measurement, and appropriations for professional education. Review of activities of the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped is stated to concern new and developing programs and certain issues related to the Bureau's functioning. New program developments reviewed include the Handicapped Children's Early Education Assistance Program, current legislation for preschool children such as the Comprehensive Preschool Education and Day Care Act of 1969, special programs for children with specific learning disabilities, deaf blind centers, and regional resource centers. Task force reports then cover handicapped children in the inner cities and student involvement in special education, for example. (CB)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Advisory Committee on Handicapped Children, Washington, DC.