ERIC Number: ED155837
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Sep
Reference Count: 0
A Conference of Hope.
American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville, KY. Dept. of Educational Research.
Presented are the proceedings of the First Historic Helen Keller World Conference on Services to Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults, held in New York City in September, 1977 on the theme "The Deaf-Blind Person in the Community." Reports have the following titles and authors: "Definition, Demography, Causes and Prevention of Deaf-Blindness; Finding and Identifying Deaf Blind Persons" (J. van Dijk), "Working With Organizations of the Deaf-Blind" (S. Ohlson), "The Deaf-Blind Maturing Youth and Active Adulthood--Needs and Services" (L. Bettica), "The Deaf-Blind Person in Old Age--Needs and Services" (I. Lindgren), "Communication Through Manuals, Codes, Retrained Speech, and Technical Devices" (K. Baaske), "Braille Resources for the Deaf-Blind Person--What They Are and What They Could Become" (F. Cylke), "Life Skills-Basic Self-Care for the Deaf-Blind" (R. Smithdas), "Secondary, Higher and Correspondence Education for the Intellectually Able" (R. Macdonald), "Workshop and Self-Care Centers" (R. Mareeva), and "The Deaf-Blind Person in Open Industry" (R. Prause). Also included are summaries of discussion groups, and various addressses. (DLS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville, KY. Dept. of Educational Research.
Note: Proceedings of the Historic Helen Keller World Conference on Services to Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (1st, New York, New York, September 11-16, 1977)