ERIC Number: ED192493
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Developments in Services for Handicapped People--Africa. A Project Report.
Burress, James R.; Perlman, Leonard G.
The document describes a research and demonstration project to identify and develop information about rehabilitation programs for handicapped people in African countries. Initial chapters deal with introductory information (need for the project, project objectives, summary of work plan); a description of the project; project procedures; and results and discussion of project findings. The bulk of the document contains reports on current developments in programs for handicapped people in the following countries: The Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mauritius, Tanzania, and Uganda. Individual sections on each country provide a brief profile with map; reports on facilities for vocational rehabilitation; and summaries relating to rehabilitation, special education, health, and contacts and resources in rehabilitation and government. A final chapter offers a project summary and recommendations. Among appended materials are sample articles and a selected listing of United States nonprofit organizations involved in overseas assistance programs for the rehabilitation of the disabled in Africa. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: People-To-People Committee for the Handicapped, Washington, DC.
Note: "Interchanges of Leaders and Information Relating to Rehabilitation Services--United States and Africa."