ERIC Number: ED081129
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Education for the Handicapped, 1973 - Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare United States Senate - Ninety-Third Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Presented are the proceedings of the hearings before the Subcommittee on Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare on Senate Bills 896, 6, 34, and 808 which would provide financial assistance to the states for improved educational services for handicapped children, support research and development in the care and treatment of autistic children, and authorize a screening program to identify children with specific learning disabilities. The full texts of the four bills are provided. The statements given before the committee and the full statements of the approximately 30 witnesses are presented. The following persons are among the listed witnesses: Dr. Marianne Frostig, clinical professor of education; Hon. Joe Foss, former governor of South Dakota; William Geer, executive director, Council for Exceptional Children; Hon. Ernest Hollings, U.S. Senator from South Carolina; Edward Palmer, research director, Children's Television Workshop; Rafer Johnson, Olympic decathlon champion; Nanette Fabray MacDougall, television and broadway actress; and Dick Dowling, director of governmental affairs, American Speech and Hearing Association. Additional information includes articles and publications, communications to senators on the committee, and questions and answers. (DB)
Descriptors: Autism, Exceptional Child Education, Federal Aid, Federal Government, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.