ERIC Number: ED044865
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Nov-18
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Rehabilitation of the Severely Disabled in a University Setting.
Withington, Lucile F.; Savino, Michael T.
Reported is the progress of a 5-year project to provide vocational rehabilitation services to a group of quadriplegic, triplegic, and paraplegic clients in a university setting. Rehabilitative nursing, physical therapy, medical consultation, occupational therapy, tutoring, and other services are provided in a special residential unit, for the purpose of allowing the clients to successfully compete in a university academic setting (University of California at Berkeley). Discussed are the program to develop the ability to live independently, academic goals and eligibility at the university, staff, and funds and financial expenses of the project. (KW)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Rehabilitation, Sacramento.