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									REHABILITATION ACT, 1973
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                   HEARINGS
SUBOOimTTEE ON THE HANDICAPPED
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         COMMITTEE ON
  LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE
     UNITED STATES SENATE
             NINETY^THIRD CONGRESS
                       FIRST SESSION
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To AMEND THE VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION ACT TO
EXTEND AND REVISE THE AUTHORIZATION OF GRANTS
TO STATES FOR VOCATIONAL REHABILITATION SERVICES.
TO AUTHORIZE GRANTS FOR REHABILITATION SERVICES
TO THOSE WITH SEVERE DISABILITIES. AND FOR OTHER
                    PURPOSES


           JANUARY :0 AND FEBRUARY* «, 1973




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                    HEARINGS
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   Oictereace raportoa (H. Rcpt.tt-lMl)
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    ROOT              (Oct. 13. lftt)                                 . IK
    Knerpta       the              Record (Jaa. 4, JtT3)            - 306
    Meaeraadwi frota the Secretary. Department of Health, Uaoattoa.
     aad Welfare. N>fea*er 13. int OB mwotfm^apprevriatedbjr the
     SapplesttBtal Apprearladea* Act. 1*13. fee carrylac omt the Vo-
     cattoa*! ReaabUttattoa Act                                  '.— 214
                                   . JAXVABT 10,
Javiu. Horn. Jacob K^ a U.S.      tor Croat tka State of Nnr Tork


         Howard W., a VJB. Bmator froat tac State of Xerada          ._    406
           Btapaea, Aaatotaat Socntarr far UglalaMon.. DapartaMBt
  Health.' Kdocattoa. and Welfare, accompanied' by Philip Rutiedce and
  Corhit Ready                     ......                ,        :       407
                                STATEMENTS
The imcrtran Council of the BUad, prepared atateacnt                       285
American Occupational Therapy Association, prepared atateaeat              3M
American Optometric Association, prepared atatement                        340
American Spiech and Heariac Association, prepared atateaeat                340
Cannon, Howard W.. a U.S. Senator from the State of Nevada                  405
Carney. Edward C. executive director. Covadl of Organisation* Serrtnc
  the Deaf, prepared statement                                             300
Commission for the Visually Handicapped. New Tork State Department
  of Social Serrlcea. prepared atateaeat                                   396
Jarlta. Hon. Jacob K, a U.S. Scaator from the State of New Tork_--~ 281
    Prepared atateaeat                        =                             260
Kunman, Stephen. Aariitant Secretary for LafUUtion. Department of
   Health. Education, and Welfare, accompanied by Philip Rntledce and
  Oorhtt Reedy                                                              407
Levy. Adrian, preatdcat. Council of State AdalalatratioM of Vocational
  RahabUltation                                                             287
Xafle. John FM chief of Washington oOce. National Federation of the
  Blind, prepared statement                                                3ft!
Nyqultt. Ewald 1L, premdent. Unlrenity of the State of New Tork and
  oauaisatoner of education,' prepared statement                           328
Phillips, Dean, execntlre director. Goodwill Industrie* of America. Inc..
  prepared statement-.-...—...__..-__,-..__-.........__.„..-_ ....... 338
Ray. Darid B.. Jr., lectslatlre chairman. Nafonal Asaodatioa of Coordi-
  nators of State Programs for the Mentally Retarded. Inc. prepared
  atateaeat                   .                 .                         322
Retired Professions! Action Grovp, prepared statement                      327
Salmon. Peter J.. LUX. administrative vice president. Industrial Home for
  the Blind, prepared atatemeat                          .                 304
Schloss, Inrln P.. coordinator of forerneiental relations, American Foun-
  dation for the Blind, prepared statement                                 270
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        r. G«o*s* K^ MJX. Katteaal Kttfter Ft«a«aHi)a. prepaid •rate-
  Mat      ;                                   ;                    i MO
Smith, Addtooat Seal, acttac exmttv* dtreclar. MeTaader Graham BcU
  AaaodattOK tec the Deaf. prepare* atatemeat.
TIM. Themaa C, pcutam. Xatteacl Kaater Seal Society 'tor Crippled
  Children and Adulta. prepared atatetzeat                            244
WeUrirh, Emeat. SLS.W.. coordinator, fiiimaloaal Servlcea Procram
  Department. United Cerebral Pamy Aatodatton. prepared •tettMAt      371
Kklttan. fi. B, tfnctor. NttioMl BetaMlttattM AHoctettw. ynpand
                                                                      JM
          Hca. U*rrtM« A^ Jr, a 173. 8o«ter tnm. the State oC Kev
                                      OK labor MM! PAUc Wettere ___ 21»
Wrijkt. Mm Gloria, Ooultte* « Oom»anrtl Atatn. Kattegat AMD-
                      GkUdE«.lBc,pct9and»taletMBt
                        ADDITIONAL INrOEMATIOK

                      U «XCCM of tedlac. NVpUtd br Department ot
       Hcattk. Btacadoav a»d Wettaie—B^. OK                                   41S
     Oraat cvldellMa for •odtt nclomal ayaUaii of ^4aal cord Utj«rr
       rckabUltatton                                                           429
     No^tra ot avraralr dla&Mad peraoM aerred by tke rwattoaal
       rekabUitatfoQ procnun                                                   4M
                                                        project                4JS
                                bOltattob fbmvla altotaMBt (appeodlx A).. 332
OoButoalcatiooB to:
     Craaaton. Horn. Alan, a U.S. Seaator fraat tac State oC CaUforala.
       from:
          Oohca. Milton, mtxtin director, FMenttoa of the Handicapped.
            January 10. 1973               ;                        :          385
          DbbMna. Doyle IL. preatdeot, DeUware Chapter. National Be-
            hablUtatloa AMOdattoB. Febraarr 2,1*73.                            400
          Donahae. Jack, ezectttlTe director. Council for the Advancement
            of the Paycholacical Profeariou and Science*. Janoary 31.19T3. 380
          HotcoklM, Half, director. Center for Oooceraed Bngtneeriac. Jan-
            uary 9, It73                              ;                        Ml
          Lowaan, Edward W^ M-D^ chairman. laftalatfTe committee,
            American CoacreMotRehaMUtatloiiMedtclae.Jaacar7». 1973. 388
          Maye, Jamea A^ execatlTe director. Paralysed Veteran* of Amer-
            ica. January 11.1»73                                               386
          Prteatler. Ted A, executire director. The Eaater Seal SocUty. Jan-
            uary 31. 1*73       :                    ;                          401
         .Kobert*. Chariea L.. ezecnttTe vice prctldent, lateraatfonal Ajao-
            datlon ot BehabUltatlon FartUUea, January 3,197S            i
          Wllaon, R. A^ lagUlatlTe chairman, lUlnota Council ot COPH.
            January 23. MTO^- _._._._-•_-!-.-.^-.--_              '            387
         .Xonnc. John 8^ M.D^ director. Good Samaritan HoaplUl, Phoenix.
            ATX January 10,1»73                                                3«2
    Blchardabn. Hon. EUlot L.. Secretary, Department ot Health. Educa-
       tion, and Welfare, from Hon. Jacob K. Javita, a U.S. Senator from
       the State ot ?e«r Tore; XoTember 9,1872                                380
     Selected commualcationa to Hon. Harriaon A. Wllllanu, Jr., a U.S.
       Senator from the Stat* of Kew Jeraty, chairman. Senate Committee
       on Labor and Public Welfare                                         230-230
Selected tablet:
    Table L—Breakdown of aetere dUabUltlea                                     425
    Table II.—Summary ot dlatbled catecoriea                          ,       425
    Rehabilitation Serricea Admlnlatratloa Authoritatlona and Apprpprta-
       tiona, Vocational RehabUltatlon Act l»8e-72..                ——-,„_ 417
    Sodal and rehabllltatloa •errtcr. Rehabilitation Service AdmlnUtra-
       don (OMB allowance) 1970-73                                              435




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