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REHABILITATION ACT OF 1972

HEARINGS

BEFORE THE

SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE HANDICAPPED

OF THE

COMMITTEE ON
LABOR AND PUBLIC

LIC WELFARE
UNITED STATES SENATE

NINETY-SECOND CONGRESS

SECOND SESSION

ON

H.R. 8395

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

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COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND PUBLIC WELFARE

HARRISON A. WILLIAMS, JR., New Jersey, Chairman JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia JACOB K. JAVITS, New York CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island

PETER H. DOMINICK, Colorado EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts RICHARD S. SCHWEIKER, Pennsylvania GAYLORD NELSON, Wisconsin

BOB PACKWOOD, Oregon WALTER F. MONDALE, Minnesota ROBERT TAFT, JR., Ohio THOMAS F. EAGLETON, Missouri

J. GLENN BEALL, JR., Maryland
ALAN CRANSTON, California

ROBERT T. STAFFORD, Vermont
HAROLD E. HUGHES, Iowa
ADLAI E. STEVENSON III, Illinois

STEWART E. MCCLURE, Staf Director

ROBERT E. NAGLE, General Counsel
ROY H. MILLENSON, Minority Staj Director

EUGENE MITTELMAN, Minority Counsel

SUBCOMMITTEE ON THE HANDICAPPED

JENNINGS RANDOLPH, West Virginia, Chairman ALAN CRANSTON, California

ROBERT T. STAFFORD, Vermont HARRISON A. WILLIAMS, New Jersey ROBERT TAFT, JR., Ohio CLAIBORNE PELL, Rhode Island

JACOB K. JAVITS, New York EDWARD M. KENNEDY, Massachusetts RICHARD S. SCHWEIKER, Pennsylvania WALTER F. MONDALE, Minnesota

J. GLENN BEALL, JR., Maryland
ADLAI E. STEVENSON III, Illinois

GEORGE E. LAWLESS, Professional staf Member
ROY H. MILLENSON, Minority Professional staf Member

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CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF WITNESSES

MONDAY, MAY 15, 1972

Kurzman, Stephen, Assistant Secretary for Legislation, Department of

Health, Education, and Welfare, accompanied by John D. Twiname,

Administrator, Social and Rehabilitation Service; Edward Newman,

Commissioner, Rehabilitation Services Administration; and Richard E.

Verville, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Congressional Liaison.----

THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1972

Tower, Hon. John, a U.S. Senator from the State of Texas.-

Schreiner, George E., M.D., chairman, Legislative Committee, the National

Kidney Foundation, accompanied by E. Lovell Becker, M.D., professor

of medicine, Cornell Medical Center, and president, the National Kidney

Foundation, and Samuel Kountz, M.D., assistant professor of surgery,

University of California, San Francisco, Calif.

Cohen, Milton, executive director, Federation of the Handicapped..

Whitten, E. B., National Rehabilitation Association -

Stearns, James, senior at Dartmouth College--

Goldstein, Dr. Robert, president, American Speech and Hearing Associa-

tion, accompanied by Frederick Spahr, deputy executive secretary---

Rader, Dr. Dan, assistant commissioner for management analysis and

program development, North Carolina Department of Mental Health,

representing the National Association of State Mental Health Program

Directors, accompanied by Harry Schnibbe, executive director, National

Association of State Mental Health Program Directors, and Clarke Ross,

assistant to the executive director for legislation.--

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