ERIC Number: ED232409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
More Perspectives on Public Awareness.
Richman, Gary, Ed.; Trohanis, Pascal, Ed.
The booklet examines approaches in public awareness that may be used by Developmental Disabilities (DD) Councils. The eight chapters are explained to be an outgrowth of a national meeting of DD Councils. L. Wiseman, in "Beyond the Sixty-Second Solution," suggests that political action should be thought of as a public awareness resource, and that measurement of public awareness programs is essential. In "Public Awareness as a Developmental Disability," G. Richman and P. Trohanis review stumbling blocks as well as successful approaches to effective public awareness efforts. Public awareness skill is the subject of three chapters: "Media Relations--Making DD News" by M. Galant and T. Knox; "More with Less" by D. Prince; and "Public Service Announcements for Radio and Television" by B. L. Cohen and G. Ackerman. Examples of public awareness activities are described in the final three papers: "Advocating Before the State Legislature" by D. Weber; "Dental Services for Handicapped Citizens" by L. Coffee; and "Information Project for Primary Care Physicians" by M. Paxton. (CL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Human Development (DHEW), Washington, DC. Office of Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: North Carolina Univ., Chapel Hill. Frank Porter Graham Center.
Identifiers: Developmental Disabilities Councils
Note: This booklet is the result of the national "Public Awareness Idea Sharing IV," Annual Meeting of the Developmental Disabilities Councils (4th, Memphis TN, March 7-9, 1977).