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Serving Children with Disabilities: A Systematic Look at the Programs
     

Serving Children with Disabilities: A Systematic Look at the Programs

by Laudan Y. Aron, C. Eugene Steuerle, Pamela Loprest
 
This well-researched and insightful volume responds to the demand for a thorough and systematic analysis of programs for children with disabilities. The authors provide an integrated approach and framework for examining the difficult choices: deciding who gets which benefits and what types of benefits should be provided. "Serving Children With Disabilities"

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This well-researched and insightful volume responds to the demand for a thorough and systematic analysis of programs for children with disabilities. The authors provide an integrated approach and framework for examining the difficult choices: deciding who gets which benefits and what types of benefits should be provided. "Serving Children With Disabilities" concludes with a program-by-program review of the major programs currently serving children with disabilities. Contents: Introduction; Programs for Children with Disabilities: An Overview; Applying Principles to Complex Program Choices; Government Programs Serving Children with Disabilities; Appendices.

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A revised version of the report submitted to the National Commission on Childhood Disability, which was established to review the assistance given to children with disabilities under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI). The commission was releasing its findings and recommendations as the book went to print. Overviews the programs generally and the principles behind them, then details specific programs such as SSI, Medicaid, special education, block grants, Head Start, and mental health and family support programs. Includes over 40 pages of data. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9781859723524
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
06/28/1996
Series:
Urban Institute Series
Pages:
202
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 8.86(h) x 0.55(d)

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