ERIC Number: ED313864
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr-6
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on Reauthorization of Temporary Child Care for Handicapped Children and Nurseries Act of 1986 [Respite Care] and the Child Abuse Challenge Grant Program. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This hearing addresses issues in the reauthorization of the Child Abuse Challenge Grant Program, which provides federal funds to match state funding for child abuse prevention programs, and reauthorization of the Temporary Child Care for Handicapped Children and Crisis Nurseries Act, which provides respite care for families with children with disabilities. Included are statements, prepared statements, letters, and supplemental materials from the following individuals and organizations: (1) three Congressional Representatives: George Miller, Major R. Owens, and Donald M. Payne; (2) Governor of Indiana, Evan Bayh; (3) governmental agencies, including the United States General Accounting Office and the Children's Bureau of the Office of Human Development Services; and (4) private organizations, including the Human Services Research Institute; Texas Respite Resource Network; United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc.; Texas Children's Trust Fund; and National Center on Child Abuse Prevention Research. The statement from the Human Services Research Institute summarizes the findings of a national survey of parents' experiences with non-medical respite services. The statement from the United Cerebral Palsy Associations includes statistical data on family support spending by state. The statement from the General Accounting Office includes information on national organizations involved in respite care and federal respite care demonstration grants. (JDD)
Descriptors: Child Abuse, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Prevention, Program Descriptions, Respite Care, State Programs
Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.