ERIC Number: ED094505
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973
Reference Count: N/A
Education for All Handicapped Children, 1973-74, Part 1. Hearings Before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Ninety-Third Congress, First Session of S. 6 to Provide Financial Assistance to the States for Improved Educational Services for Handicapped Children.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Presented are the complete texts of two public hearings (April 9 and May 7, 1973) before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped (of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare), considering Senate Bill 6, a bill to provide financial assistance to the states for improved educational services for handicapped children. Included is the test of the bill and the testimony of witnesses such as parent representatives from the Pennsylvania Association for Retarded Children; Dr. Daniel Ringelheim, director of special education of New Jersey; Peter Hickey, a physically handicapped high school senior; Francis Sargent, representing the National Task Force on the Education of the Handicapped; and Michael Daly, chairman of the Education Committee of the Massachusetts House of Representatives. Also included are statements given by the witnesses and others such as Gunnar Dybwad of Brandeis University, Milton Shapp, governor of Pennsylvania, and Laura Wilber, representing the New York State Speech and Hearing Association. Additional information in the form of articles, publications, and communications to senators include titles such as "Amortization Schedules in Human Growth and Developments Investments, the Case for Social Mutation" (New Jersey); "An Act Relating to Exceptional Children" (Maine); "Special Education in the Inner City: The Social Implications of Placement"; and "The Six-Hour Retarded Child". Examples of communications included are from the executive director of the United Cerebral Association of New Jersey and William Cahill, Governor of New Jersey. (DB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act