ERIC Number: ED348827
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Mar-10
Reference Count: N/A
Hearing on the Reauthorization of the Education of the Deaf Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This Congressional hearing on the reauthorization of the Education of the Deaf Act examines the progress in implementing research findings and the methods used to provide services to diverse populations within the deaf community. It addresses such issues as the needs of minority deaf students, improving the educational achievement of deaf students who are not college bound, the need for more minority teachers of the deaf, provision of services for individuals with multiple disabilities, and the use of manual versus oral communication methods. It contains statements, prepared statements, letters, or supplemental materials from: (1) Congressional Representatives Major R. Owens and Donald M. Payne; (2) a representative from the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders; (3) representatives from private organizations such as the National Black Deaf Advocates, National Association of Deaf Hispanics, and American Association of Deaf-Blind; and (4) representatives from educational institutions and rehabilitation programs, such as Gallaudet University, the Georgia Sensory Rehabilitation Center, and the Central Institute for the Deaf in St. Louis, Missouri. (JDD)
Descriptors: Deafness, Delivery Systems, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Federal Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Minority Groups, Multiple Disabilities, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Teacher Recruitment
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.