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Related Measures

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE

UNITED STATES SENATE

EIGHTY-THIRD CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

THE PRESIDENT'S HEALTH RECOMMENDATIONS AND

RELATED MATTERS

PART 2

MARCH 30, APRIL 5, 6, 7, AND 8, 1954

Printed for the use of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

UNITED STATES
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE

WASHINGTON : 1954

COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE

H. ALEXANDER SMITH, New Jersey, Chairman IRVING M. IVES, New York

JAMES E. MURRAY, Montana DWIGHT GRISWOLD, Nebraska

LISTER HILL, Alabama WILLIAM A. PURTELL, Connecticut MATTHEW M. NEELY, West Virginia BARRY GOLDWATER, Arizona

PAUL H. DOUGLAS, Illinois JOHN SHERMAN COOPER, Kentucky HERBERT H. LEHMAN, New York ROBERT W. UPTON, New Hampshire JOHN F. KENNEDY, Massachusetts

Roy E, JAMES, Staff Director

SUBCOMMITTEE ON HEALTH

WILLIAM A. PURTELL, Connecticut, Chairman BARRY GOLDWATER, Arizona

LISTER HILL, Alabama JOHN SHERMAN COOPER, Kentucky HERBERT H. LEHMAN, New York

Professional Staf Members

MELVIN W. SNEED
WILLIAM G. REIDY

II

CONTENTS

Text of —

Page S. 2759.

329 Report of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare... 336 Report of the Postmaster General.

596 S. 3039...

532 Report of the Bureau of the Budget on S. 3039.

534 Report of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare on S. 3039 and S. 2759.

533 H. R. 6657

440 H. R. 8159

497 H. R. 8530

497 Report of the Bureau of the Budget on S. 2570.

525 Report of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare on S. 2570.

526 Statement of

Barnes, Kenneth, director of rehabilitation therapy, Maryland State

Department of Mental Hygiene; accompanied by Mrs. Henrietta
B. DeWitt, director of Psychiatric Social Services of the State
Department of Mental Hygiene for the State of Maryland

512 Brooks, Dr. Glidden L., medical dire tor, United Cerebral Palsy Associations, Inc.

553 Prepared statement.

553 Cline, E. C., State supervisor of vocational rehabilitation, State of Illinois

592 Cummings, Francis J., executive secretary of the Delaware Commis

sion for the Blind and chairman of the legislative committee of the
American Association of Workers for the Blind.

500
De Witt, Mrs. Henrietta B., director of psychiatric social work, Mary-
land State Department of Mental Hygiene.

512, 514 Engh, Dr. O. Anderson, Anderson Rehabilitation Center, Arlington, Va...

543 Fuller, Dr. Edgar, executive secretary, National Council of State Chief School Officers...

446 Gabell, Mrs. Marcine, executive secretary, American Association of Psychiatric Social Workers..

512 Hobby, Hon. Oveta Culp, Secretary of Health, Education, and Wel

fare: Accompanied by Hon. Nelson A. Rockefeller, Under Secre-
tary of Health, Education, and Welfare; Hon. Roswell B. Perkins,
Assistant Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and
Welfare; Hon. Arthur Kimball, Acting Deputy Director of the
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation; Donald Dabelstein and Joseph
Hunt, Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Department of Health,
Education, and Welfare.

313 Prepared statement.

338 Mason, Walter J., member of the national legislative committee of

the American Federation of Labor; accompanied by Dr. O. Ander-
son Engh.

543 Potter, Hon. Charles E., a l'nited States Senator from the State of Michigan

529 Power, Ray F., executive officer and director, West Virginia Division of locational Rehabilitation.

453 Prepared statement.

453 Read, Harry, executive assistant of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

573 Prepared statement.

574 Reedy, Corbett, State supervisor of National Rehabilitation in Virginia and past president, National Rehabilitation Association 588

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Statement of Continued

Salmon, Peter, executive director of the Industrial Home for the

Blind, Brooklyn, N. Y., appearing in behalf of M. Robert Barnett,

executive director of the American Foundation for the Blind.

Shepherd, Mrs. Vivian, executive director, Kansas City Rehabilitation

Institute

482

Prepared statement..

482

Shover, Miss Jayne, associate director, National Society for Crippled

Children and Adults

467

Prepared statement

Strachan, Paul A., president, American Federation of the Physically
Randicapped.

516
Swope, Dr. Chester D., chairman, Department of Public Relations,
American Osteopathic .Issociation.

594
ten Broek, Dr. Jacobus, president, National Federation of the Blind;

accompanied by A. L. Archibald, executive director, National
Federation of the Blind.

432
Thompson, R. (., State director, Varvland division of vocational
rehabilitation, States Vocational Rehabilitation Council.

584

Walker, Hulen C., vice president, American Association of Workers

for the Blind

499

Warburton, Hon. Herbert B., a Repsesentative in Congress at large
from the State of Delaware.

537

Whitten, E. B., executive director, National Rehabilitation Associa-

tion

357

Prepared statement.

357

Proposed amendments...

373, 350

Wise, Dr. Charles S., professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation,

the George Washington University School of Medicine.

503

Prepared statement.

503

Additional information:

Approved schools of occupational therapy -

394

Approved schools of physical therapy -

387

Letter from

Birdsall, G. H., Assistant Administrator for Legislation, Veterans'

Administration, to chairman, April 20, 1954, and enclosures...

405

(ay, Mrs. Lenore Y., Administrator, State of Rhode Island and

Providence Plantations, Department of Social Welfare, Bureau

for the Blind, Providence, R. I., to Hon. Theodore Francis

Green, March 31, 1954..

593

Gourley, Lawrence L., legal counsel, American Osteopathic

Association, to chairman, April 8, 1954, transmitting statement

of Dr. Chester D. Swope, chairman, department of public

relations, American Osteopathic Association.

594

Gulledge, 2. L., executive secretary, Senate Interim Committee

on the Education and Rehabilitation of the Physically Handi-
capped Children and Adults, California Legislature, to chair-
man, March 23, 1954

591

Perkins, James E., managing director, National Tuberculosis

Association, to chairman, April 6, 1954.

590

Whitten, E. 'B., executive director, National Rehabilitation

Association to chairman, April 7, 1954

Memorandum re vending-stand program for the blind and proposed

amendments contained in H. R. 6657 of the National Federation

of the Blind

Telegram from

Anderson, Jesse T., State Superintendent of Education, Colum-

bia, S. C., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, National

Council of Chief State School Officers, April 2, 1954.
Bailey, Thomas D., Tallahassee, Fla., to Dr. Edgar Fuller,

executive secretary, National Council of Chief State School
Officers, April 2, 1954

479

Chamberlin, Clayton, Honolulu, T. H., to Dr. Edgar Fuller,

executive secretary, National Council of State School Officers,

April 2, 1954.

450

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Additional information - Continued
Telegram from-Continued
Condon, Mary M., Montana State Board of Education, Helena,

Mont., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, National

Council of Chief State School Officers, May 2, 1954. -

Desmond, John J., Jr., commissioner of education, Boston,

Mass., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, National Coun-

cil of Chief State School Officers, April 2, 1954

Duncan, Glenn A., superintendent of public instruction, Car-

son City, Nev., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, Na-

tional Council of Chief State School Officers, April 2, 1954

Englemani, Finis, Hartford, Conn., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive

secretary, National Council of Chief State School Officers,

April 2, 1954..

Helgesen, Borghild, administrative assistant, State Office of

Public Instruction, Olympia, Wash., to Dr. Edgar Fuller,

executive secretary, National Council of Chief State School

Officers, April 1, 1954

Simpson, Roy E., superintendent of public instruction, Amento,

Calif., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, National

Council of Chief State School Officers, April 2, 1954.

Stolt, Edna B., superintendent of public instruction, Wyoming

State Department of Education, Cheyenne, Wyo., to Dr.

Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, National Council of Chief

State School Officers, April 1, 1954

Taylor, Clair L., superintendent of public instruction, Lansing.

Mich., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, National

Council of State School Officers, April 2, 1954..

Tauh, J. M., Jackson, Miss., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secre-

tary, National Council of Chief State School Officers, April 5,

1954.

Trent, W. W., State superintendent of free schools, Charleston,

W. Va., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, National

Council of Chief State School Officers, April 2, 1954 -

Wanamaker, Pearl A., State superintendent of public instruction,

Olympia, Wash., to Hon. Warren G. Magnuson, March 31,

1954.

Wheeler, Hubert, Jefferson City, Mo., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, execu-

tive secretary, National Council of Chief State School Officers,

April 2, 1954

Wilson, L. A., New York State Education Department, Albany,

1. Y., to Dr. Edgar Fuller, executive secretary, National Coun-

cil of Chief State School Officers, April 2, 1954

Vocational Placement of the Cerebral Palsied -a brief experience in

dealing with the vocational problems of 200 cerebral palsied adults,

by Linn W. Curtis..

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