ERIC Number: ED099606
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974
Reference Count: 0
Oversight Hearings Before the Select Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, Ninety-Third Congress, Second Session on Future Directions of the Rehabilitation Services Administration. Part 3.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
The document records a hearing held by the Select Subcommittee on Education on the application of technology in meeting the needs of handicapped Americans: The Rehabilitation Act of 1973 provides for research funds and requires that 25 percent of moneys appropriated for research in 1975 be expended to establish and support engineering research centers. The purpose of the hearing was to learn more about new developments in biomedical research in improving the lives of handicapped persons and to explore the benefits which the handicapped might derive from research and engineering devices sponsored by such agencies as the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the National Science Foundation. Testimony was given by a panel of experts in the field of the application of technology to the severely handicapped; prepared statements and supplemental material describing recent technological advances are inclded (AJ)
Descriptors: Aerospace Technology, Biomedical Equipment, Disabilities, Educational Finance, Educational Technology, Electromechanical Aids, Engineering Technology, Equipment, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Government Publications, Government Role, Medicine, Mental Retardation, Mobility Aids, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Disabilities, Rehabilitation Programs, Research and Development Centers, Technological Advancement
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Note: Pages 48-59 contained nonreproducible photographs and were deleted; For part 2, see CE 002 700