Needs and concerns of disabled Texans 1980 report and recommendations by Texas. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Human Resources.

Cover of: Needs and concerns of disabled Texans | Texas. Legislature. Senate. Committee on Human Resources.

Published by The Committee in Austin, Tex. (Room 412, Archives Bldg., Austin 78711) .

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  • People with disabilities -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Texas.

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StatementSenate Committee on Human Resources.
LC ClassificationsKFT1550.H3 A25 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 24 p. :
Number of Pages24
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Open LibraryOL3924637M
LC Control Number81622287

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Approximately 55 percent of Texans 75 and older had a disability. Overall, percent of females (1, individuals) and percent of males (1, individuals) reported having a disability. service needs. This study supports policy recommendations made by the Committee on People with Disabilities () regardingFile Size: 1MB.

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