ERIC Number: ED097966
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969
Reference Count: N/A
Your Rights as Parents of a Handicapped Child.
Crary, James O.; And Others
This booklet provides information on the rights of parents of handicapped children (according to both Illinois and national laws) and describes services required by law for the handicapped child and the necessary steps to obtain these services. Definitions of various mental, physical, and emotional handicaps are given according to legal guidelines. The legal rights and services covered in the booklet are: (1) free public school education, (2) tuition reimbursement for attendance at private schools, (3) individual care grants to those parents whose child is on a waiting list for a state institution, (4) vocational rehabilitation and training services, (5) public aid for individuals over 21, (6) social security benefits, and (7) income tax exemptions for expenses incurred. References to sources in the law for these rights and services are included. (ED)
Descriptors: Deafness, Educationally Disadvantaged, Emotional Disturbances, Federal Aid, Handicapped Children, Learning Disabilities, Legislation, Mental Retardation, Physical Disabilities, Public Policy, Social Adjustment, Social Services, Special Education, State Aid, Taxes, Vocational Rehabilitation
Co-Ordinating Council for Handicapped Children, 407 South Dearborn, Chicago, Illinois 60605 ($0.50, plus $0.10 postage)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Co-Ordinating Council for Handicapped Children, Chicago, IL.