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Are we ready for PL 99-457?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1605103     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Public Law 99-457 has renewed interest in providing preschool education for hearing-impaired children. It is not clear, however, whether we're ready for this mandate to expand services to an ever-younger population and its families. This study presents a "snapshot" of the trends in preschool programs and of the availability of programming to students in various parts of the country. We obtained lists of programs from a sample of state level special education offices, and then sent the programs detailed questionnaires. The returned surveys provided a snapshot of the instructional approaches used in many preschool programs and indicated that there may still be some problems in the availability of preschool programming and in the ability of programs to uniformly provide the sorts of quality comprehensive services mandated by the law.
M E Bernstein; M E Morrison
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American annals of the deaf     Volume:  137     ISSN:  0002-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Am Ann Deaf     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-16     Completed Date:  1992-07-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0414670     Medline TA:  Am Ann Deaf     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  7-13     Citation Subset:  IM    
Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Texas, Austin.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Deafness / rehabilitation*
Education, Special / legislation & jurisprudence*,  statistics & numerical data
United States

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