ERIC Number: ED085945
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
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Florida's Educational Facilities for Exceptional Children 1968-1973.
Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Described are 131 new facilities being constructed to implement a Florida legislative mandate to provide all exceptional children with appropriate educational programs by 1973. A chart lists the new facilities by county and disability (educable mentally retarded, trainable mentally retarded, physically handicapped, deaf, and visually handicapped). It is reported that over 16 million dollars have been appropriated for the specialized facilities. Provided for each facility are specifications such as area and capacity, cost figures, names of the superintendent and architect/s, a description, floor plans, and photographs. Maps locate the facilities by county. Described are facilities for the educable mentally retarded in 15 counties, the trainable mentally retarded in six counties, multi-purpose facilities in eight counties, and deaf education facilities in two counties. Appended are criteria and priorities in the application for construction funds, and a list of the district coordinators of the exceptional child education programs. (DB)
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Authoring Institution: Florida State Dept. of Education, Tallahassee. Bureau of Education for Exceptional Students.
Identifiers - Location: Florida