ERIC Number: ED149574
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: 0
Human Rehabilitation Techniques. Disability Analyses: Senses Disabilities. Volume II, Part D.
Sigelman, C.; And Others
Volume II, Section D of a six-volume final report (which covers the findings of a research project on policy and technology related to rehabilitation of disabled individuals) presents a review of literature on two types of sensory disabilities--visual and hearing impairment. Individual chapters on each disability cover the following: definitions and classifications; prevalence, incidence, mortality, and cost estimates; demographic distribution; etiology; life functioning deficits in the areas of health, mobility, communication, cognitive-intellectual functioning, and social-attitudinal functioning; functioning as members of the community and labor force; technologies currently applied; and characteristics of the delivery system impacting the disability group. Bibliographies are also provided for each disability area. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Office of Exploratory Research and Problem Assessment.
Authoring Institution: Texas Tech Univ., Lubbock.
Note: A Technology Assessment; For related information, see EC 104 163-174