ERIC Number: ED369248
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Reauthorization of the Technology-Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Education and Civil Rights of the Committee on Education and Labor. House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session (June 10, 1993).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Education and Labor.
This text of a hearing on the reauthorization of the Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act of 1988 addresses such issues as clearer standards of accountability, establishment of low-interest loan programs for consumers, increased assistive technology training, outreach to minority populations, dissemination of information across State lines, and continued development of assistive technologies. The text contains delivered statements by representatives of the United Cerebral Palsy Association, the New York State Department of Education, the North Carolina Assistive Technology Project, the New Mexico Technology-Related Assistance Project, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, the Office of Management and Budget, and the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. Additional prepared statements and supplementary materials are included from the Electronic Industries Association Consumer Electronics Group and Congressional representatives Harris W. Fawell (Illinois) and Major R. Owens (New York). (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Accountability, Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Disabilities, Federal Aid, Federal Legislation, Financial Support, Government Role, Hearings, Information Dissemination, Organizations (Groups), Public Policy, Research and Development, State Programs, Technological Advancement
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 - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Technology Related Assistance for Individuals with Disabilities Act