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How Federal developmental disabilities programs are working

United States. General Accounting Office

How Federal developmental disabilities programs are working

report to the Subcommittee on the Handicapped, Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources

by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Developmentally disabled children -- United States.,
  • Developmentally disabled -- Services for -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 121 p. ;
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17820382M


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GAO was requested to make a comprehensive examination of the overall administration and operation of four developmental disability programs: (1) State Formula Grant, (2) State Protection and Advocacy, (3) Special Projects, and (4) University-Affiliated Facilities.

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[United States. General Accounting Office.]. Government programs can help you train for and find a job. Learn about special programs for young workers and veterans with disabilities. You can work and get accommodations in the federal government. Learn how through its traditional and.

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The primary audience for Forging a Federal-State Partnership includes faculty and students of government policy, disability agency officials, disability providers and trainers.

Executive branch officials, legislative staff, and analysts of disability policy also should be interested in this book. The Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act (DD Act), signed into law in and reauthorised most recently inis the nation's policy and civil rights framework for more than million Americans with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD).Format: Hardcover.

Supported Employment Participant Training Manual This training manual was produced by the Elizabeth M. Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities and funded by the state of New Jersey, Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities. Contract 09ML5C. Any section or segment of this workbook may be reproduced or adapted.

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Protection and Advocacy Systems - Overview Protection and Advocacy agencies (P&As), located in every state, have been the primary non-federal enforcers of the disability rights statutes. The P&A System is a national network of congressionally created, legally based disability rights agencies providing legal representation and other advocacy.

H.R. (98th). An act to revise and extend programs for persons with developmental disabilities. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Georgina Peacock, MD, MPH, FAAP is the Division Director for the Division of Human Development and Disability (DHDD) at the National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD).

Dedicated to the health and development of children and adults across the lifespan, she applies her personal passion and knowledge to a critical. Federal Disability Reference Guide. PDF download. Because of its complexity, there is no single, harmonized “operational” definition of disability across federal programs.

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