ERIC Number: ED394233
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Disability and Diversity: New Leadership for a New Era.
Walker, Sylvia, Ed.; And Others
The 21 papers in this monograph on rehabilitation of minority persons with disabilities are organized into four sections which focus on: (1) perspectives of policy and practice; (2) challenges and opportunities in rehabilitation of diverse individuals; (3) cultural diversity's challenges to service delivery; and (4) strategies for empowerment. Papers are: "Remembering the Old: Looking Forward to the New" (George Covington); "Stand and Deliver: Multiculturalism and Special Education Reform in the Early Twenty-First Century" (Theda Wiles Zawaiza); "New Leadership for a New Era" (Robert R. Davila); "Embracing Cultural Diversity in the Rehabilitation System" (William Tainter et al.); "Diversity: A Continuing Rehabilitation Challenge and Opportunity" (Bobbie J. Atkins); "Barriers to Multicultural Understanding: Improving University Rehabilitation Counselor Education Programs" (Martin G. Brodwin); "Implementation of Rehabilitation Counselor Training Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities" (Madan M. Kundu); "Rehabilitation Counseling for Asian Americans: Psychological and Social Considerations" (George K. Hong); "Skills Development for Multicultural Rehabilitation Counseling: A Quality of Life Perspective" (Leo M. Orange); "African American Women with Disabilities: An Overview" (Eddie Glenn); "Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Impact of Section 21" (Frank L. Giles); "Asian American Children in Special Education: A Need for Multidimensional Collaboration" (Ji-Mei Chang); "Problems of Providing Services to Persons with Disabilities from Minority Groups" (Carl Douthitt); "The Illinois Department of Rehabilitation Services: A Model for Empowerment and Service Delivery" (Audrey L. McCrimon); "Outreach Services for American Indians" (Priscilla R. Sanderson); "Perspectives of Rehabilitation Services in the City of Los Angeles" (Betty Wilson); "Embracing Diversity in the Delivery of Rehabilitation and Related Services" (Emilio Perez and Phyllis Gordon); "Leadership and Empowerment" (Claudie Grant); "The Leadership Responsibilities of People of Color with Impairments in the 21st Century" (Barbara Hardaway); "Request for Proposals (RFP's): Strategies for Successful Proposal Development in the Field of Rehabilitation" (Henry Williams); and "Building Networks in the Latino Community: A Mechanism for Empowerment" (Lucy Wong-Hernandez). (DB)
Descriptors: American Indians, Asian Americans, Black Colleges, Blacks, Cultural Differences, Cultural Influences, Cultural Pluralism, Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Females, Hispanic Americans, Leadership, Minority Groups, Outreach Programs, Proposal Writing, Quality of Life, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Counseling, Special Education
Sylvia Walker, Howard University Research and Training Center for Access to Rehabilitation and Economic Opportunity, 2900 Van Ness Street, N.W., Holy Cross Hall, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20008.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Washington, DC.; Howard Univ., Washington, DC. Research and Training Center for Access to Rehabilitation and Economic Opportunity.
Note: This monograph is available in alternative formats.