ERIC Number: ED398689
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
National Strategic Research Plan 1991, 1992, 1993.
National Inst. on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders, Bethesda, MD.
This report updates the National Strategic Research Plan of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) and reports progress made from 1991 through 1993 as required by the National Deafness and Other Communication Disorders Act of 1988 (Public Law 100-553) which established the Institute. An executive summary highlights major research accomplishments and opportunities in six program areas. Each of the following sections includes an overview of the program area; a listing of recent accomplishments in the field; the Institute's goals for the program area; a discussion of research opportunities, strategies, and priorities; and a summary of research recommendations. Individual sections address the following program areas in substantial detail: (1) hearing and impairment; (2) balance and the vestibular system; (3) smell, taste, touch, and chemosensory disorders; (4) voice and voice disorders; (5) speech and speech disorders; and (6) language and language impairments. Appendices include the text of Public Law 100-553 and a list of participants on panels addressing the different areas. (DB)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Communication Disorders, Data Collection, Disability Identification, Etiology, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Hearing Impairments, Language Impairments, Long Range Planning, Program Development, Research and Development, Research Needs, Research Opportunities, Research Utilization, Speech Impairments, Strategic Planning, Voice Disorders
NIDCD Information Clearinghouse, One Communication Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20892-3456. (Free).
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders, Bethesda, MD.