[Federal Register: November 15, 1995 (Volume 60, Number 220)]
[Page 57407-57408]
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National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research

AGENCY: Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of public hearing and request for comments.


SUMMARY: The National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation 
Research (NIDRR) is authorized to support research and related 
activities to improve the lives of individuals with disabilities, and 
is required to develop a Long-Range Plan for rehabilitation research.
NIDRR invites interested parties to present comments at a public 
hearing on research and training needs and opportunities during the 
coming decade in all areas of disability. The Hearing will be organized 
into four sessions: (1) Technology and Medical Rehabilitation Research; 
(2) Employment Research; (3) Living Independently in the Community; and 
(4) Capacity-Building in Research and Rehabilitation Services. The 
purpose of the hearing is to obtain ideas from the public on the 
content and direction of a new NIDRR Long-Range Plan.
    NIDRR encourages interested parties to attend a public meeting. 
Persons desiring to testify or seeking additional 

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information should telephone Ms. Sheila Newman at (703)488-2300; TDD 
may call (703)448-3079.

MEETING INFORMATION: The public hearing is scheduled to be held on 
Tuesday, November 28, 1995 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the 
auditorium of the Paralyzed Veterans of America at 801 Eighteenth 
Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006.

COMMENTS: NIDRR invites written comments from those who will be unable 
to attend the public hearing. Written comments should be received by 
December 29, 1995.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to Ms. Sheila Newman, 
Conwal, Inc., 6858 Old Dominion Drive, Suite 200, McLean, VA 22101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Persons desiring to participate or 
seeking additional information should telephone (703) 488-2300. 
Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may 
call the TDD number at (703) 488-3079 for TDD service.

    Dated: November 8, 1995.
Howard R. Moses,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Special Education and Rehabilitative 
[FR Doc. 95-28109 Filed 11-15-95; 8:45 am]