ERIC Number: ED082406
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: 0
Education of the Handicapped Act Amendments. Hearings Before the Select Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Reported are proceedings of hearings held on March 9 and 21, 1973 before the select subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor of the House of Representatives on House Resolution 4199, a bill to extend the Education of the Handicapped Act for three years. Considered are appropriations for specific parts of the bill dealing with assistance to states for education of handicapped children, centers and services training of personnel, educational research, instructional media, and special programs for children with learning disabilities. Included are names and testimonies of individuals who spoke on behalf of the act's extension, such as Dr. Jack Dinger, William Geer, Executive Secretary, and Frederick J. Weintraub, Assistant Executive Secretary, all of the Council for Exceptional Children; Elizabeth Johns, representing the American Speech and Hearing Association; and Lloyd Nolan, stage and screen actor, and honorary chairman of the National Society of Autistic Children. Also included is a summary on pending and completed litigation regarding education of handicapped children. (MC)
Descriptors: Equal Education, Exceptional Child Education, Federal Legislation, Handicapped Children, Legislation
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402
Publication Type: N/A
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Note: Hearings before the Select Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor