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ERIC Number: ED313891
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 380
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report of the Rehabilitation Services Administration to the President and to the Congress on Federal Activities Related to the Administration of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as Amended. Fiscal Year 1988.
Thayer, Donald, Ed.
This report describes activities carried out during fiscal year 1988 under the provisions of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and is organized according to the various sections of the Act. The report on the General Provisions section covers the American Rehabilitation magazine, evaluation activities, and the Clearinghouse on Disability Information. Considered under Title I are the Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program, the Client Assistance Program (Part D), and the American Indian Rehabilitation Services Projects. The Title II section reports on the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research with 13 activities including the Interagency Committee on Disability Research, the Spinal Cord Injury Program, and the program to ensure electronic equipment accessibility to federal employees with disabilities. Title III activities include Rehabilitation Training Program projects, Supported Employment demonstration projects, vocational rehabilitation services for migratory workers, and Special Recreation Programs. The section on Title IV reviews activities of the National Council on Disability; while the Title V section reports on Employment of Handicapped Individuals, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, Employment under Federal Contracts, Nondiscrimination under Federal Grants and Programs, and the Interagency Coordinating Council. Title VI includes Projects with Industry and Supported Employment Services. Finally, Title VII reports on: Comprehensive Services for Independent Living, Centers for Independent Living, and Independent Living Services for Older Blind Individuals. Seven appendices include a glossary, financial tables, and data concerning ineligibility determination, client assistance, client applicant appeals, and caseload trends. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.; Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Philadelphia, PA. Office of Developmental Disabilities.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Rehabilitation Act 1973