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ERIC Number: ED163699
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Pages: 303
Abstractor: N/A
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The White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals. Volume Three: Implementation Plan.
The document is a guide to legislative and administrative implementation of the recommendations of the White House Conference on Handicapped Individuals. The report is divided into the following three sections: (1) priority action items, such as formulation of national policy and consumer involvement in planning and decision making; (2) major findings, for instance, the cross cutting concern for public awareness and the need for attitudinal change; and (3) 15 areas in which action is recommended, displayed in terms of the type of action (federal, state, or local), and, in the case of federal action, the agency responsible and a target completion date. Following is a list of the areas covered in the document: architectural accessibility and safety, attitudes and awareness, civil rights, communication, cultural and leisure activities, economics, education, government organizations and practices, health, housing, services to disabled veterans, special populations--handicapped aged persons, minority handicapped persons, and transportation. Appendixes include: a description of the White House Conference Papers (volumes I-III), a glossary of acronyms and terms, a general cross index, and a list of the directors of the State White House Conferences. (PHR)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock No. 040-000-00395-9)
Publication Type: Guides - General
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Language: English
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