Citations with the tag: PEOPLE with disabilities
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- Picture this�.
// Learning Disability Today; Dec2008, Vol. 8 Issue 8, p8
Photographs of the highlights of the Learning Disability Today London exhibition 2008 are presented.
- Other resources.
Parr, Amy N. // Aging; 1994, Issue 366, p40
Presents information and assistive devices that can assist persons with disabilities in their everyday living. Database containing information on products for disabled people; Gadgets, gizmos and thingamabobs; Design and construction of homes.
- Rehabilitation services for people with disabilities in rural America.
Parr, Amy N. // American Rehabilitation; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, preceding p2
Presents a commentary by Nell C. Carney that offers a look at rehabilitation services for people with disabilities in rural America. Her own experience of having a disability and growing up on a farm; Rehabilitation counselor; Significant role ofassistive technology; Possibilities for business...
- The role of independent living centers in delivering rehabilitation services to rural communities.
Nosek, M.A.; Howland, C.A. // American Rehabilitation; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p2
Offers a look at the role of independent living centers in delivering rehabilitation services to rural communities. Barriers to rural independent living; Unavailability of personal assistance; Options for delivering independent living services in rural communities; Conclusion.
- Providing vocational rehabilitation services in Pacific Island communities: Myth and Reality.
Fitzgerald, M.H.; Anderson, D. // American Rehabilitation; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p7
Offers a look at the challenges faced when providing vocational rehabilitation services in Pacific Island communities. Drawing on the experience of people knowledgeable about these communities; Examples of different cases; Cases involving transportation; Service delivery issues; Cultural...
- Innovations in rural independent living.
Mathews-Berenson, M. // American Rehabilitation; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p11
Offers a look at the Innovations in Rural Independent Living Project which involves a collaborative effort by the University of Kansas, the Research and Training Center on Rural Rehabilitation Services and the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living. What it was designed for;...
- The RANGE EXCHANGE.
Procter, N.; Wells, M.K. // American Rehabilitation; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p14
Offers a look at the RANGE EXCHANGE, a rural assistive technology outreach program by Extension Homemakers. Problem of people living in rural America being less healthy than their counterparts; Organizing the RANGE EXCHANGE; Pilot test; Training volunteers; Identification of consumers;...
- Involving consumers and service providers in shaping a rural rehabilitation agenda.
Jackson, K.O.; Seekins, T.W. // American Rehabilitation; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p23
Presents a consumer-oriented approach to shaping an agenda for rural rehabilitation and independent living. Rural rehabilitation; Identifying rural issues and needs; Dimensions of transitions; Assessing rural needs; Developing an agenda for rural services; Restructuring services; Enhancing...
- Rural issues in rehabilitation service delivery.
Larsen, C.O.; Foley, J.C. // American Rehabilitation; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p30
Presents a study in abbreviated form that attempts to isolate issues which might impact the outcome of rehabilitation programs when implemented in rural areas. The Goodwill server; `Rural' communities; Employment in rural areas; Diversity in industry; Rural versus urban services; Funding...
- Vocational rehabilitation in rural America: Challenges and opportunities.
Rojewski, J.W. // American Rehabilitation; Spring92, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p39
Examines issues concerning vocational service to people with disabilities who live in rural communities. Definition and characteristics; Differences in rural urban vocational rehabilitation; Challenges facing rural habilitation; Service delivery alternatives for rural areas; Recommendations and...
- A.D.A. compliance.
Rojewski, J.W. // Architectural Record; Dec1992, Vol. 180 Issue 12, p126
Features 36 American with Disabilities Act compliance products and literature. Product information; Manufacturers; Innerface signage; SC 4883 shower for the physically impaired; Carrier Lift III Inclined Platform Lift; Magic Access door operator; ADA Educational Video; Washroom and Shower...
- How computers held disabled people.
Henricks, M. // Boys' Life; Dec90, Vol. 80 Issue 12, p12
Investigates how disabled people are using computers in place of their useless arms or legs to lead normal lives. Description of the Hands Free controller; How blind people are being helped; How paralyzed people are able to write.
- Horses help out.
Angelle, D. // Boys' Life; Jul91, Vol. 81 Issue 7, p40
Focuses on the unusual program in the Capitol Area Council of Austin, Texas. The Phoenix program puts physically or mentally handicapped kids on horseback. Here kids from Cub Scout Pack 76 were allowed to partake in the program. INSET: Hippotherapy..
- Partners in independence.
Eames, Toni; Eames, Ed // Dog World; Sep96, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p70
Presents some practical suggestions on how to socially deal with the handicapped persons. Maintaining eye contact when talking; Speaking directly to the person; Condescending attitude as an obstacle to a more comfortable social encounters.
- Welsh Assembly.
Eames, Toni; Eames, Ed // Education Journal; Sep2009, Issue 118, p50
No abstract available.
- Do's and don'ts for helping the disabled.
Mark, E.R.; Holland, L. // Good Housekeeping; Sep90, Vol. 211 Issue 3, p292
Describes some ways to be of service to someone with a disability without offending him. Visual, hearing and mobility impairments.
- The way we are.
Wyse, Lois // Good Housekeeping; Dec92, Vol. 215 Issue 6, p268
Discusses the agility of spirit that we should all have and discusses one woman's work for the physically challenged that shows that spirit. The work that the physically challenged woman has done to address the issues surrounding the handicapped; What was and is important to her now.
- Planning for the transfer of care.
Woodward, J.B.; Skiles, L.L. // Generations; Winter92, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p61
Explores caring for the disabled adult when the family can no longer do so. Traditional care of the past; Extended life expectancy presents new problems; Long-term planning required; Statistics on plans for the transfer of care; Findings o f various studies; Conclusion.
- Training families to be case managers for elders with developmental disabilities.
Seltzer, M.M. // Generations; Winter92, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p65
Explores the feasibility of involving family members in the case management process for older relatives with developmental disabilities. Advantages of training family members; Primary responsibilities; Partnership between formal and informal supports; Model training program Service...
- Overcoming physical disabilities and other obstacles.
Basile, Frank // Indianapolis Business Journal; 10/18/93, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p16A
Features high-achieving persons with disabilities. Stephen Hawking; Jeff Blatnick; Ludwig van Beethoven; Helen Keller; Thomas Alva Edison; Christy Brown; Bres Walker; David Capozzi; Meillyn Kruesser; Secret of overcoming physical disabilities and other obstacles.
- A conscience for rehabilitation.
Goldberg, Richard Thayer // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p6
Reflects on the life and work of Simon Olshansky one of the leaders in the field of rehabilitation, who died in 1991. His denouncement of the societal neglect persons with mental illness or mental retardation; His paper, `Needed: a Sense of Humor'; His criticisms of the rehabilitation field;...
- The rehabilitation needs of American Indians with disabilities in an urban setting.
Marshall, Catherine A.; Johnson, Marilyn J. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p13
Presents results of a study based on data collected through face-to-face interviews with American Indians who have dis abilities. Concern about the lack of outreach services provided by social agencies; The American Indian Rehabilitation Rese arch and Training Center; Determining the needs of...
- Traditional Native American values: Conflict or concordance in rehabilitation?
Clark, Susan; Kelley, Susan D.M. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p23
Examines some generalized Native American cultural values and looks at the effects of these values on service delivery in problem areas such as health care and alcoholism. Examples of current rehabilitation programming within the context of Native American cultures; Need for rehabilitation...
- Cultural issues in the rehabilitation of Hispanics.
Smart, Julie F.; Smart, David W. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p29
Identifies five issues that are important for rehabilitation counselors to keep in mind as they provide services to pe rsons of Hispanic origin. Separating the effects of culture from the effects of socio-economic status; Exercising caution i n interpreting and generalizing research findings;...
- Multicultural clinical interactions.
Fitzgerald, Maureen H. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p38
Offers a brief and general introduction to some of the cultural dimensions of clinical interactions. Strategies for d ealing with multicultural situations; Cultural brokerage; Intercultural sensitivity programs; The Pacific Basin Rehabilitati on Research and Training Center; Example of a...
- Carpal tunnel syndrome: A challenge for rehabilitation.
Greer, Bobby G.; Jenkins, William M. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p43
Explores the impact of the increasing number of workers with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) on the field of rehabilitation. Description of CTS; Prevalence of CTS; Diagnostic methods; Intervention methods; Reducing the complications of CTS; Implications for rehabilitation; Vocational rehabilitation.
- A missing link: Rehabilitation counseling for persons with cancer.
Mundy, Robyn R.; Moore, Stephen C. // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p47
Asserts that job discrimination and associated employment problems continue to plague cancer survivors. Recommends the inclusion of rehabilitation counselors as an integral part of the multidisciplinary oncology team; Cancer and vocational rehabilitation; Rationale for linking hospital and...
- An evaluation of an area-wide message relay program: National implications for telephone system...
Dattalo, Patrick // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p50
Reports the results of a study of a community-based service center for deaf people in a mid-Atlantic city. Focus on f indings that can assist rehabilitation planners and counselors develop these programs; Study methods and results.
- A support mechanism for the worker with a disability.
Kiernan, William E.; McGaughey, Martha // Journal of Rehabilitation; Apr92, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p56
Discusses an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) targeted at enhancing employment outcomes for persons with disabilities. Employment and the establishment of one's identity, self esteem, and quality of life; The National Council on Alcoholism; Targeting the troubled employee with a disability;...
- A study of APTICOM's effectiveness in assessing level of physical functioning.
Alston, Reginald J.; Mngadi, P. Simphiwe // Journal of Rehabilitation; Jul92, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p35
Focuses on the validity of the APTICOM computer-assisted vocational assessment system to measure the level of physical functioning of persons with disabilities. Investigation of the motor coordination, finger dexterity and manual dexterity scales of the APTICOM for concurrent validity;...
- In review.
Swensen, J. Gordon // Journal of Rehabilitation; Jan-Mar94, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p60
Reviews the book `Meeting the Unique Needs of Minorities with Disabilities: A Report to the President and the Congress, 1993,' by the National Council on Disability.
- Fact file.
Jeffrey, N. // New Statesman & Society; 11/15/91, Vol. 4 Issue 177, p32
Presents highlights of a survey published by the Office of Population Censuses and Surveys on disabled people in Britain. Distinguishing between varying levels of disability; DSS benefits available to disabled people; Types of disability; Economicactivity of disabled men and women under 50;...
- Piss on pity.
Fletcher, Agnes // New Statesman & Society; 7/24/92, Vol. 5 Issue 212, p22
Criticizes Britain's ITV Telethon which used veteran stars and a cast of thousands to raise money for the disadvantaged. How the Telethon approach focuses on charity rather than full civil rights for the disabled; Urgent need in Britain for enforce able anti-discrimination legislation for the...
- Silence of the hands.
Coates, Ken // New Statesman & Society; 1/7/94, Vol. 7 Issue 284, p14
Reports on the first European Disabled People's Parliament held at the hemicycle of the European Parliament by the Disabled People's International. Signers in deaf languages; Disability as a human rights matter; Problems in request for hemicycle; Questions on Labor Party's position on disabled;...
- A helping hand.
Sparano, Vin T. // Outdoor Life; Mar93, Vol. 191 Issue 3, p6
Editorial. Considers how physical limitations need not prevent sportsmen with disabilities from enjoying and participating in outdoor activities. Importance of promoting the outdoors for all those people who believe they can no longer hunt, fish or camp.
- Outdoors unlimited.
Huggler, Tom // Outdoor Life; Mar93, Vol. 191 Issue 3, p73
Reports that for the 43 million Americans who have disabilities, barrier-free access to the outdoors will soon become a reality. Americans with Disabilities Act; Funding to provide public access for sportsmen with disabilities; Assistance for sportsmen with disabilities; Controversial issues...
- Position paper on equality.
Huggler, Tom // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Nov/Dec94 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p18
Reports on the availability of the report `Standard Rules on the Equalization of Opportunities for Persons with Disability' in English, French and Spanish versions. Availability of braille copies from the World Blind Union and print copies from the United Nations, Disabled Persons Unit.
- Mobility International USA.
Huggler, Tom // Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness; Nov/Dec94 Part 2 of 2, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p19
Announces the new address for Mobility International USA in Oregon. Telephone and fax numbers.
- Winning the downhill battle.
Witchel, D.B. // Women's Sports & Fitness; Mar91, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p12
Examines why the number of handicapped girls and women participating in sports such as skiing is disproportionately small. Programs planned by National Handicapped Sports (NHS); Highlights of recent National Handicapped Sports Ski Spectacular at Breckenridge, Colo.
Breen, Kieran // Youth Studies; Feb91, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p14
Discusses how people with disability are treated by society and bureaucrats in Stockholm, Sweden. Provisions for people with disability; Schools which integrates young people with severe disabilities into the mainstream; Core philosophy of the Stockholm Cooperative for Independent Living (STIL).
- Abstracts of recent literature.
Edelstein, Joan // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development; May95, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p181
Presents the abstract of the article entitled `Four Methods for Characterizing Disability in the Formation of Function Related Groups,' by Stineman et al published in the 1994 issue of the `Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation' periodical concerning the characterization of persons...
- The Vatican and the disabled--what's next?
Lindecker, Ruth C. // America; 4/17/1993, Vol. 168 Issue 13, p10
Asserts that history testifies to the church's concern for the disabled, but the emphasis in the past was on caretaking and paternalism, rather than on including the disabled as people with gifts to contribute. Seventh international conference of the Pontifical Council for Pastoral Assistance...
- Improving lives of disabled adults.
Lindecker, Ruth C. // USA Today Magazine; Jul92, Vol. 121 Issue 2566, p7
Observes the improved living standards of disabled adults. Analysis of the situation by David Lovett, associate professor of educational psychology at the University of Oklahoma; Problems that still need to be addressed, such as job discrimination and lack of transportation; How individuals can...
- A slender tether.
Shyne, K. // Runner's World; Nov88, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p87
Discusses involvement of author as a guide-runner for a blind athlete, Tim Paul, who runs several times a week. Discusses how the author became interested in being a guide-runner; Relationship between the two men; Rewards and benefits; Success in competition.
- `God made you little and special.'
Wilson, B.; Nappi, R. // Redbook; Oct89, Vol. 173 Issue 6, p84
Talks about a family who adopted two children with dwarfism. Reasons the family chose to adopt dwarfs; Meeting special needs of such children.
- Breaking through disabilities barriers.
Kleiner, E. // Mothering; Winter92, Issue 62, p29
Reports that with society's movement away from community-based services for children and adults with disabilities, The Whole Community Catalog has helped these people. Publication reviews books, videos, support networks, and more for people with disabilities of all sorts; Available free as an...
- Olympic wheelchair racer.
Kleiner, E. // National Geographic World; Feb85, Issue 114, p10
Scajuwea Hunter, 14, of Washington, D.C., was the youngest person to compete in the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, and she raced in a wheelchair. She and seven other women competed in an 800-meter wheelchair exhibition race.
- Using a slide presentation to change attitudes toward people with disabilities and knowledge of...
Mathews, R. Mark; White, Glen W. // Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin; Jun90, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p301
Examines the use of slide presentation to change attitudes toward people with disabilities. Importance of improving the general public's attitudes toward disability; Education of the general public about current issues; Coordination of efforts with artists.
- Relationships between personal assistance and productivity among Japanese adults with severe...
Nosek, Margaret A. // Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin; Dec91, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p105
Examines the relationship between personal assistance and level of productivity, using a sample of Japanese adults with severe physical disabilities. Scarcity of personal assistance programs in Japan; Usage patterns for receiving personal assistance; General characteristics; Satisfaction and...
- An exploratory study comparing the quality of life of South Carolinians with mental retardation...
Chubon, Robert A.; Clayton, Karen S. // Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin; Dec95, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p107
Studies the differences in quality of life related to disability type in South Carolina. Importance of mobility issues to persons with mental retardation; Use of Life Situation Survey (LSS) in the assessment of perceived life quality of persons with and without disability; Low quality life...