Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 2.djvu/143

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"*r?T PUBLIC LAW 101-476—OCT. 30, 1990 104 STAT. 1123 (4) in paragraph (4), by striking "children and youth." and inserting the following: "children and youth by utilizing existing networks as prescribed in section 610(g) and'; and (5) by adding at the end the following new paragraph: "(5) statewide projects, in conjunction with the State's plan under part B, to improve the quality of special education and related services for children and youth with severe disabilities, and to change the delivery of those services from segregated to integrated environments.'. (b) NEW SUBSECTION. —Section 624 (20 U.S.C. 1424) is amended by redesignating subsections (b) and (c) as subsections (c) and (d), respectively, and by inserting after subsection (a) the following new subsection: "(b) The Secretary is authorized to make grants to, or enter into contracts or cooperative agreements with, public or private nonprofit private agencies, institutions, or organizations for the development and operation of extended school year demonstration programs for infants, toddlers, children, and youth with severe disabilities. ". (c) FURTHER NEW SUBSECTION.—Section 624, as amended by subsection (b) of this section, is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection: "(e) In awarding such grants and contracts under this section, the Secretary shall include a priority on programs that increase the likelihood that these children and youth will be educated with their nondisabled peers.". SEC. 305. POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION. (a) AMENDMENTS TO SUBSECTION (a).—Section 625(a) (20 U.S.C. 1424a(a)) is amended— (1) in paragraph (1), by adding at the end the following new sentence: "Such model programs may include joint projects that coordinate with special education and transition services."; (2) in paragraph (2)— (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking "and" after the semicolon; (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking the period at the end and inserting "; and"; and (C) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph: "(C) for outreach activities that include the provision of technical assistance to strengthen efforts in the development, operation, and design of model programs that are adapted to the special needs of individuals with disabilities."; and (3) in paragraph (6), by striking "$2,000,000" and inserting " $4,000,000 ". (b) AMENDMENTS TO SUBSECTION (b). — Section 625(b) (20 U.S.C. 1424a(b)) is amended to read as follows: "(b) For purposes of subsection (a), the term 'individuals with disabilities' means individuals— "(1) with mental retardation, hearing impairments including deafness, speech or langiiage impairments, visual impairments including blindness, serious emotional disturbance, orthopedic impairments, autism, traumatic brain injury, other health impairments, or specific learning disabilities; and "(2) who, by reason thereof, need special education and related services.".