ERIC Number: ED387981
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Learning Disabilities: A National Responsibility. Summit on Learning Disabilities (Washington, D.C., September 20-21, 1994). [Videotapes.]
National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., New York, NY.
Four videocassettes provide the presentations and discussion of four panels from a 1994 summit on the nation's responsibility in relation to individuals with learning disabilities. Each panel examined issues of research, public policy and legislation, good practices, and consumer interest within its area of concentration. The first panel was on education, and major participants included Richard W. Riley, Stevan J. Kukic, Beneta A. Blachman, Jack M. Fletcher, Edwin W. Martin, Barbara K. Keogh, Louisa Cook Moats, Pasquale Accardo, Patricia Glatz, James M. Jeffords, Joseph P. Shapiro, and Doug Carnine. The second panel, focusing on labor issues, included Donna E. Shalala, Carol Jenkins, Noel Gregg, Susan A. Vogel, Marcia B. Reback, Augusta Souza Kappner, Gary Beasley, Neil Sturomski, Delos R. Smith, Richard C. Strauss, and Paul J. Gerber. Participants in the third panel, on justice, were: Janet Reno, Judy Woodruff, Dorothy Crawford, Eugene Maguin, Judith E. Heumann, John L. Wodatch, Carolyn R. Eggleston, Thomas P. McGee, G. Emerson Dickman, Philip T. Purpura, Dennis Kelly, and Mark J. Griffin. The fourth panel, on health and human services, included Drake D. Duane, Sally E. Shaywitz, Duane Alexander, Bobby Silverstein, Rhoda Schulzinger, Helen Taylor, Bob Williams, Glenn Young, Shelley Mosley Stanzel, Hugh L. Carey, and Melinda Parrill. (DB)
Descriptors: Adults, Courts, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment, Equal Protection, Health Services, Human Services, Justice, Labor, Learning Disabilities, Legislation, Needs Assessment, Public Policy, Research, Social Responsibility
National Center for Learning Disabilities, 381 Park Ave., South, Suite 1420, New York, NY 10016 (four VHS videotapes).
Publication Type: Non-Print Media; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Learning Disabilities, Inc., New York, NY.
Note: For the summit report, see ED 378 783.