ERIC Number: ED350755
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
The Replication of a Model for Determining Community-Based Needs of American Indians with Disabilities through Consumer Involvement in Community Planning and Change: Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota. Executive Summary.
Marshall, Catherine A.; And Others
Interviews were conducted with 127 American Indians with disabilities living in the Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area in Minnesota. This executive summary briefly describes the research process, emphasizing that American Indians were involved in designing the project, and reports the study results. Graphs and tables indicate tribal affiliation of interviewees, disabling conditions, and services needed but not received. The summary also outlines functional limitations, educational level, and annual income. Service concerns expressed by American Indians at a public meeting are noted. Ten recommendations are presented, focusing on cultural awareness, outreach, vocational rehabilitation, employment opportunities, education regarding legal rights, self-advocacy, transportation, and other issues. (JDD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. American Indian Rehabilitation Research and Training Center.
Identifiers: Minnesota (Twin Cities)
Note: For related documents, see ED 301 561 and ED 333 609.