ERIC Number: ED217611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jan
Reference Count: 0
All India Conference on Work for the Handicapped. Decennial Celebrations (First, Bombay, India, January 14-17, 1978).
National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped, Bombay (India).
The document contains proceedings of the First All India Conference on Work for the Handicapped (Bombay, 1978) and presents 25 conference papers covering rehabilitation of all categories of handicaps. Section I includes a list of committees; list of participants; the conference program; inaugural, keynote, presidential, and valedictory addresses (by M. Desai, P. Chunder, S. Ali, and R. Varma, respectively); and resolutions. Section II presents the 25 papers, including the following titles and authors: "Role of Voluntary Agencies, Local Authority and Government in Changing Concept of Welfare of Handicapped" (T. Shastree); "Legislation for Comprehensive Rehabilitation of Handicapped" (J. Iyer); "Prevention and Early Detection of Blindness and the Role of Various Agencies" (D. Naik); "Social and Cultural Integration of Mentally Retarded" (P. Narayanan); "Need for Better Emphasis on Modern Technology in Education and Vocational Training of the Handicapped" (L. Advani); and "Challenges Posed in Economic Rehabilitation of Handicapped in Rural Setting in a Developing Economy" (B. Ghosh). (SB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Society for Equal Opportunities for the Handicapped, Bombay (India).
Note: The theme of the Conference was "Total Revolution: What About the Handicapped."