ERIC Number: ED104071
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1974-May
Reference Count: 0
Modern Dimensions of Epilepsy. Proceedings of an Inter-Regional Training Conference (Chicago, Illinois, May 21-22, 1974).
Rehabilitation Inst. of Chicago, IL.
Summarized in monograph form are proceedings of a 2-day inter-regional training conference held in 1974 on modern dimensions of epilepsy. It is explained that a major conference purpose was to elicit participant suggestions regarding goals and program development, educational and research needs, and funding guidelines. Included are the orientation and opening remarks as well as presentations on topics such as an historical review of epilepsy, current communication problem areas (including attitudes among epileptics and normal persons and dissemination of educational information about epilepsy), treatment needs of epileptic children and adults, diagnosis by electroencephalography and treatment measures (such as anti-epileptic drugs and blood level determinations), community and professional education, employment experiences, available and needed services (in areas such as employment and public relations), legislative and organizational efforts in regard to developmental disabilities, breaking barriers in special education and social services for epileptics, and job placement. (LH)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Conference Reports, Electroencephalography, Employment Experience, Employment Opportunities, Epilepsy, Exceptional Child Services, History, Information Dissemination, Job Placement, Legislation, Public Relations, Social Services, Special Education, Special Health Problems, Therapy
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.; Epilepsy Foundation of America, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Rehabilitation Inst. of Chicago, IL.