ERIC Number: ED370299
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Nathanson, Jeanne H., Ed.
OSERS, v6 n2 Win-Spr 1994
This issue of "OSERS" addresses the subject of independent living of individuals with disabilities. The issue includes a message from Judith E. Heumann, the Assistant Secretary of the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS), and 10 papers. Papers have the following titles and authors: "Changes in the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Federal Regulations" (John Nelson); "Title VII: A Major Step Forward" (Robert E. Michaels); "Perspectives on Personal Assistance Services" (Bob Kafka); "Consumer-Driven Supported Employment: Consolidating Services for People with Significant Disabilities" (John D. Westbrook); "The Effects of Insurance Benefits Coverage: Does It Affect Persons with Spinal Cord Injury?" (Denise Tate and Julie Daugherty); "Learning from the Experts: Best Practices in Rural Independent Living" (R. Mark Mathews); "Improving Management Effectiveness in Independent Living Centers through Research and Training" (Quentin Smith and others); "Independent Living: Driven by Principles of Democracy" (Duane French); "How Parent Networks Are Working with Independent Living Centers" (Martha Ziegler); and "Independent Living and Personal Assistance Services: The Research, Training, and Technical Assistance Programs at the World Institute on Disability" (Jae Kennedy and others). (References accompany most papers.) (JDD)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Attendants, Disabilities, Federal Legislation, Federal Regulation, Health Insurance, Independent Living, Networks, Neurological Impairments, Normalization (Disabilities), Parent Associations, Physical Disabilities, Program Administration, Public Policy, Rural Areas, Supported Employment
OSERS, Room 3129, Switzer Building, 330 C St., S.W., Washington, DC 20202-2524 (free; also available on disk and in braille).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Rehabilitation Act 1973; World Institute on Disability