ERIC Number: ED032678
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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Rehabilitation and Care of the Handicapped.
Engberg, Eugenie; And Others
An overview of services to help the handicapped is given in light of the characteristics of social conditions and social development in Denmark, and the history of rehabilitative care is examined. Information is given on the following areas: legislative, organization and financing; the national health service; the general education of handicapped children; vocational guidance, vocational assessment, physical and industrial rehabilitation, vocational training, and retraining; employment services; activities of daily living and the handicapped person's adjustment to these conditions; types of housing; financial benefits to the handicapped and their family members; the care of the blind and partially sighted; the care of the deaf; the care of the hard of hearing; the care of persons suffering from defective speech and wordblindness; the care of epileptics; the care of the mentally retarded; and the care of the crippled. A list of agencies in Denmark and a selected bibliography of publications in English are included. (WW)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Administration, Educational Programs, Employment Services, Epilepsy, Exceptional Child Services, Health Insurance, Health Services, Hearing Impairments, History, Housing, Learning Disabilities, Legislation, Mental Retardation, National Programs, Physical Disabilities, Rehabilitation, Social Welfare, Visual Impairments, Vocational Rehabilitation
International Relations Division, Ministries of Labour and Social Affairs, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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