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ERIC Number: ED149490
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May
Pages: 187
Abstractor: N/A
The White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals: Volume II. Final Report. Part A. May 23-27, 1977.
The three-part final report documents recommendations and resolutions and summarizes the work of more than 700 delegates to the White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals, May 23-27, 1977, in Washington, D.C. It is emphasized that the primary purpose of the conference was to give persons with mental and/or physical disabilities an opportunity to voice their concerns and vote on recommended solutions to problems. Part A outlines the history and process of the conference. Recommendations and resolutions are summarized under the following headings: health, educational, social, economic, special, and miscellaneous concerns. Open forums, caucuses, and seminars are described. Special interest sections address disabled nonwhites, disabled women, disabled veterans, disabled Hispanic individuals, information resources, coordination, long-term care, disability law, mental health, and epilepsy. An alternative conference report is presented. (DB)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 040-000-00388-6, sold in 3 volume sets only)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: See EC 103 352 and EC 103 353 for other parts of the final report and EC 101 392 for the awareness papers developed for the conference