ERIC Number: ED426520
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Aug-14
Reference Count: N/A
Texas Commission for the Blind: Legislative Appropriations Request for Fiscal Years 2000 and 2001.
Texas State Commission for the Blind, Austin.
This Legislative Appropriation Request (LAR) requests a total of $46,325,825 for the Texas Commission for the Blind for Fiscal Year 2000 and $46,934,426 for Fiscal Year 2001. Funds are designed to meet three major goals: (1) assist Texans who are blind or visually impaired in achieving independent living goals by providing a program of developing independent living skills and increasing the number of children who achieve their habilitative goals by providing habilitative services to children with blindness and visual impairments; (2) assist clients to secure or maintain employment by providing vocational rehabilitation services to consumers and providing employment opportunities in the food service industry; and (3) provide appropriate funds for indirect administration of the program, information resources, and other support services. Charts detail the funding requests for individual line items. (CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Blindness, Change Strategies, Children, Delivery Systems, Financial Support, Independent Living, Long Range Planning, Personal Autonomy, Program Budgeting, Program Costs, Program Proposals, Rehabilitation Programs, State Agencies, State Aid, State Programs, Visual Impairments, Vocational Rehabilitation
Texas Commission for the Blind, Administrative Building, 4800 N. Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78756; P.O. Box 12866, Austin, TX 78711; Tel/TDD: 512-459-2500; Fax: 512-459-2685.
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas State Commission for the Blind, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas