ERIC Number: ED154582
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Aug
Reference Count: 0
Rights Handbook for Handicapped Children and Adults.
Des Jardins, Charlotte; Hull, Rita
The handbook is intended as a reference to rights of handicapped children and adults as defined by federal and state legislation. A section on education makes up a major portion of the document and includes information on the following areas: definition of handicapped children, early childhood, visual impairment, hearing impairment, physical or health impairment, learning disability, educational handicap, emotional handicap, behavior disorder, mental impairment, speech and/or language impairment, multiple impairment, home and hospital, prevocational, special education supportive services, psychological services, social work services, special education summer programs, services for children in their primary language, mainstreaming, termination of special education placement, graduation of handicapped students, exclusion of handicapped students, state-operated or private program, impartial due process hearing, parents' rights to inspect children's records, special education services for children in residential care, transportation of handicapped children, and five basic steps in enrolling a handicapped child. Other sections cover the Illinois Individual Care Grant Program, supplemental security income, social security income, tax deductions, rights of institutionalized, developmental disabilities, vocational rehabilitation, employment, housing, transportation, architectural barriers, civil rights, and other rights. (SBH)
Descriptors: Adults, Architectural Barriers, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Educational Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Federal Legislation, Housing, Income, Institutionalized Persons, Special Education, State Legislation, State Programs, Taxes, Transportation, Vocational Rehabilitation
Co-Ordinating Council for Handicapped Chldren, 407 South Dearborn, Chicago, Illinois 60605 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Co-Ordinating Council for Handicapped Children, Chicago, IL.; Hot Line for Citizens with Handicaps, Chicago, IL.