ERIC Number: ED117930
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Jun-23
Reference Count: 0
Report of the Comprehensive Service Needs Study. [Final Report.]
Urban Inst., Washington, DC.
Presented is the report of the comprehensive service needs study for the severely handicapped as authorized by section 130 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. Chapters focus on the following aspects of the study: definitions; the vocational rehabilitation (VR) system; estimates of the severely disabled population not in institutions; the most severely handicapped in institutions; VR and the severely disabled; analysis of individuals rejected by VR; analysis of individuals most severely handicapped who received services at comprehensive medical rehabilitation centers; analysis of dependency; architectural barriers; georgaphic mobility of the handicapped; transportation; employment and labor force participation; social interaction; communication barriers; the mentally ill; the mentally retarded; the blind and visually impaired; the deaf; spinal cord injury, autism, and Hansen's disease; survey of providers of rehabilitation; rehabilitation facilities and workshops; technology; a benefit/cost analysis of service to severely handicapped accepted for service by VR; other programs assisting the handicapped; disincentives in income transfers; programmatic options for providing services; financial options; summary of major findings; research and demonstrations; and policy interpretations. (CL)
Descriptors: Architectural Barriers, Definitions, Demography, Employment, Exceptional Child Research, Exceptional Child Services, Federal Legislation, Financial Policy, Incidence, Needs Assessment, Rehabilitation Programs, Severe Disabilities, Sheltered Workshops, Transportation, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Human Development.
Authoring Institution: Urban Inst., Washington, DC.
Note: For the executive summary, see EC 081 473; Occasional marginal legibility due to light print