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Improving services to handicapped children, with emphasis on hearing and vision impairments

Improving services to handicapped children, with emphasis on hearing and vision impairments

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Prepared for Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.

Statement[by] James S. Kakalik [et al.].
ContributionsKakalik, James S., United States. Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
The Physical Object
Pagination329p.
Number of Pages329
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19974345M

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Get this from a library. Improving services to handicapped children with emphasis on hearing and vision impairments: summary and recommendations. [Garry D Brewer; James S Kakalik; Rand Corporation.; United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare.

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.]. Evaluates current policies and recommends new policies for improved delivery of services to handicapped youth, with emphasis on children with Improving services to handicapped children hearing or vision.

Over 50 major federal programs and hundreds of state and local programs spend nearly $5 billion a year on services to all handicapped by: Title(s): Improving services to handicapped children, with emphasis on hearing and vision impairments, prepared for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of the Assistant Secretary For Planning and James S.

Kakalik, et al. Country of Publication: United States Publisher: Santa Monica, Rand Corporation, c In recent years all such programs expended nearly $5 billion annually for services. The report provides a descriptive overview of the handicapped youth population, the structure and functioning of the system, the current state and federal service programs, the resources devoted to various classes of handicapped youth, and the services by: 7.

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The combination of both hearing and visual impairments can be a serious handicap; if both disabilities are moderate to severe, the child is considered "deaf-blind" (most deaf-blind children have some hearing and some vision).

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On the Threshold of Independence describes accomplishments that have been achieved in response to the recommendations in The Summary of Data on Handicapped Children and Youth perceived impairments, or records of impairment, and persons without such impairments, but such services, programs, activities, benefits, jobs, or other.

This program explains the principles of assisting people with speech, hearing, or vision impairments. Various speech impediments are explored, such as misshapen palate, spastic dysarthria, and dysphasia due to stroke or Parkinson's disease.

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