The Effect of Duplicated and Unduplicated Child Count on Prevalence of Speech-Impaired Children The funds assigned to implementation of P.L. 94–142 were based largely on national estimates of the prevalence of various handicaps among school-aged children. The reporting system utilized by the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped generates data on numbers of handicapped children per se. This article discusses the incompatibility of ... Research Article
Research Article  |   April 01, 1981
The Effect of Duplicated and Unduplicated Child Count on Prevalence of Speech-Impaired Children
 
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  • Lois D. McDermott is affiliated with the Minnesota State Department of Education, Capitol Square Building, 8th Floor, 550 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55101. Requests for reprints may be sent to her there.
    Lois D. McDermott is affiliated with the Minnesota State Department of Education, Capitol Square Building, 8th Floor, 550 Cedar Street, St. Paul, MN 55101. Requests for reprints may be sent to her there.×
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Research Articles
Research Article   |   April 01, 1981
The Effect of Duplicated and Unduplicated Child Count on Prevalence of Speech-Impaired Children
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1981, Vol. 12, 115-119. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1202.115
History: Received April 28, 1980 , Accepted June 30, 1980
 
Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, April 1981, Vol. 12, 115-119. doi:10.1044/0161-1461.1202.115
History: Received April 28, 1980; Accepted June 30, 1980

The funds assigned to implementation of P.L. 94–142 were based largely on national estimates of the prevalence of various handicaps among school-aged children. The reporting system utilized by the Bureau of Education for the Handicapped generates data on numbers of handicapped children per se. This article discusses the incompatibility of the two sets of figures as they relate to speech-impaired children.

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