Making programmatic decisions during a time of fiscal retrenchment : the case of related services for handicapped youth

by Margaret Ann Thomas, Susan J. Reese

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This Note describes what is happening to state related services programs for handicapped youth, and is intended to provide information with which to help evaluate Public Law 94-142 regulations. Related services are developmental, corrective, or supportive services that may be required to assist handicapped youth to benefit from special education. They include such services as physical therapy, speech therapy, counseling, and transportation.

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