ERIC Number: ED415434
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jul-10
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Rehabilitation Act Reauthorization. Hearing on Examining Proposed Legislation Authorizing Funds for Programs of the Rehabilitation Act, Including H.R. 1385, to Consolidate, Coordinate, and Improve Employment, Training, Literacy, and Vocational Rehabilitation Programs in the United States, before the Subcommittee on Employment and Training of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources. United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This congressional report contains testimony pertaining to reauthorization of the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, which was drafted to authorize funds for programs covered by the act and consolidate, coordinate, and improve employment, training, literacy, and vocational rehabilitation programs in the United States. Statements were provided by three U.S. senators (Mike DeWine, Ohio; Paul D. Wellstone, Minnesota; Tom Harkin, Iowa) and representatives of the following agencies and organizations: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services of the U.S. Department of Education; Rehabilitation Services Administration; National Institution of Disability and Rehabilitation Research; Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission; Vermont Association of Business, Industry, and Rehabilitation; National Council for Independent Living; Fairfax Opportunities Unlimited; Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities; Council for State Administrators of Vocational Rehabilitation; and Arkansas Rehabilitation Services. An appendix constituting approximately 50% of the document contains statements, articles, publications, and letters that were submitted by 18 individuals and representatives of the following agencies and organizations: Council of Organizational Representatives; National Rehabilitation Association; National Industries for the Blind; American Speech-Language-Hearing Association; and American Foundation for the Blind. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Literacy, Coordination, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Educational Needs, Employment Programs, Federal Legislation, Hearings, Job Training, Literacy Education, Policy Formation, Position Papers, Postsecondary Education, Program Costs, Public Policy, Special Education, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
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. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Location: Arkansas; Minnesota; Ohio; Vermont; Virginia
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Vocational Rehabilitation Act 1973