ERIC Number: ED353719
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-May-11
Reference Count: N/A
Field Hearing on Rehabilitation Services and Education of the Deaf Programs. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Second Congress, Second Session (Phoenix, AZ, May 11, 1992).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This hearing, held in conjunction with the reauthorization of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, examined: (1) rehabilitation services for traditionally underserved groups, particularly persons from the Native American population and Hispanic communities; (2) issues concerning transition from school to work, community job development, and the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act on the rehabilitation service delivery system within each state; and (3) issues relating to the education of the deaf, the deaf culture, and programs to prepare teachers of students with hearing impairments. The hearing transcript includes statements, prepared statements, and supplemental materials from: Major R. Owens (House member from New York); Arizona rehabilitation officials; Arizona service providers; a vocational rehabilitation supervisor; a legal assistant; a professor from a teacher education program in deafness; representatives of the National Federation of the Blind of Phoenix, D.E.A.F. Deaf Network, and ARC (Association for Retarded Citizens) of Arizona; and concerned citizens. Of special note is a 60-page report by Laura L. Love titled "'School to Work' Transition Services for Students Receiving Special Education Services in Arizona." (JDD)
Descriptors: American Indians, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Hearings, Hispanic Americans, Minority Groups, Postsecondary Education, Rehabilitation Programs, Teacher Education, Transitional Programs, Vocational Rehabilitation
U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Congressional Sales Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
Identifiers - Location: Arizona
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990; Rehabilitation Act 1973