ERIC Number: ED331208
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-May
Reference Count: N/A
Research Priorities in Childhood Disability: Conference Proceedings (London, Ontario, Canada, May 10-13, 1988).
Easter Seal Research Inst., Don Mills (Ontario).
The conference reported in this document utilized a conceptual matrix to organize presentations on research priorities in prevention, definitive treatment, and ongoing management of impairment, disability, and handicap. Ten research strategy recommendations developed at the conference are offered for implementation by The Easter Seal Research Institute in Ontario. Authors and titles of major papers included are: "The Role of Epidemiological Studies in Neuropediatric Handicap Research" (Lennart von Wendt); "The Role of Epidemiology in the Study of Physical Disability in Childhood" (Gregory Sherman); "Prevention--The Molecular Level" (Nicholas Lenn); "Priorities in Prevention of Cerebral Palsy" (Graham Chance); "Reduction of Severity" (Martha Piper); "Reduction of Disability--Communication Technology" (Alan Newell); "Priorities for Research in the Field of Augmentative Communication" (Janice Light); "Functional Improvement--Environmental Control & Mobility" (Stephen Naumann); "Reduction in Disability--Advances in Technology" (Morris Milner); "The Psychosocial Impact of Handicap on Children and Youth" (Dennis Harper); "Research Priorities in Cerebral Palsy" (Lewis Rosenbloom); "Spinal Dysraphic States" (John Banta); "Education and Research Training" (Carol Richards); and "The Use of Correct Scientific Measurement and Analysis" (David Winter). (JDD)
Descriptors: Cerebral Palsy, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Epidemiology, Intervention, Physical Disabilities, Physical Mobility, Prevention, Psychological Characteristics, Rehabilitation, Social Influences, Technology
Easter Seal Research Institute, 250 Ferrand Dr., Suite 200, Don Mills, Ontario M3C 3P2 Canada.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: University of Western Ontario, London. Dept. of Pediatrics.; Thames Valley Children's Centre, London (England).
Authoring Institution: Easter Seal Research Inst., Don Mills (Ontario).
Identifiers: Augmentative Communication Systems; Easter Seal Research Institute ON; Impairment Severity