ERIC Number: ED260550
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Reports and Recommendations of Task Forces Appointed by the Illinois Governor's Committee on The International Year of Disabled Persons, 1981.
Illinois State Dept. of Rehabilitation Services, Springfield.
The document presents summaries of final reports and recommendations from 10 task forces organized as part of Illinois's observance of the International Year of Disabled Persons. The task forces, intended to review issues critical to successful participation of disabled persons in the state, were charged to develop realistic recommendations for actions in public and private sectors to help disabled and elderly people live independently without unnecessary institutionalization. Task force analyses and recommendations are included for the following topics: (1) public awareness, (2) employment, (3) education, (4) accessibility, (5) transportation, (6) housing, (7) legislation, (8) advocacy, (9) health care systems, and (10) disability prevention. Minority reports are also included where applicable. The document closes with lists of steering committee and task force members. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Dept. of Rehabilitation Services, Springfield.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois