ERIC Number: ED189750
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Public Policy Issues Affecting Services to Persons with Disabilities: A 1980 Perspective.
Ross, E. Clarke
Word from Washington Analysis, v9 n2 p1-24 Feb 1980
The report discusses public policy issues affecting services to the disabled. Aspects covered include umbrella versus categorical service organization, independent living, independent living services, deinstitutionalization and the unions, utilizing Medicaid for 24 hour residential services, national health insurance, financing home services and attendant care, federalized health care coverage for Social Security Insurance and Disability Insurance recipients, a federal long term care program proposal, changing existing federal matching rates, the future of congregate housing, housing construction, housing rehabilitation, housing lease and purchase, providing "related services" under education for handicapped children mandates, the future role of sheltered workshops and work activity centers, the expansion of civil rights, 1981 developmental disabilities legislation, and promoting a normalizing lifestyle. (Author/DLS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc., Washington, DC.
Note: This paper was developed for the Workshop for Nonprofit Agency Professionals hosted by the Granite State United Cerebral Palsy Association, Inc., Manchester, New Hampshire.