ERIC Number: ED199966
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Feb-6
Reference Count: N/A
Oversight on Programs for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, 1980. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on the Handicapped of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session on to Examine Current Problems and Programs of the Deaf and Hearing Impaired, and to Explore Future Technological Developments Designed to Handle Their Problems.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
The 1980 Senate hearing focuses on federal programs for deaf and hearing impaired students. Thirteen prepared statements are presented from representatives of federal agencies (National Institute of Handicapped Research, Department of Education, and National Institute of Health); private associations (the Convention of American Instructors of the Deaf, American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Alexander Graham Bell Association of the Deaf, Consumers Organization for the Hearing Impaired, Inc., and National Information Center for Quiet); and Gallaudet College. Statements touch on such issues as technology; hearing aid improvement; programs for the research and training centers; interpreter training; federal expenditures; vocational training; independent living; captioning; the impact of P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act); multihandicapped hearing impaired students; accessibility; oral interpreting; and directions for future research. (CL)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.