ERIC Number: ED159834
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Proceedings of the Utah Conference, Professional Rehabilitation Workers with the Adult Deaf (PRWAD), July 11-14, 1976, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Austin, Gary F., Ed.
Journal of Rehabilitation of the Deaf, v11 n1 p1-78 Jul 1977
The report contains the papers given and resolution adopted at the 1976 conference of the Professional Rehabilitation Workers with the Adult Deaf. An introduction by the association's president (C. Lloyd) precedes the keynote address and response (by C. Mills and H. Hirschi, respectively) which focused on such issues as mainstreaming and Public Law 94-142, The Education for All Handicaoped Children Act. Other papers have the following titles and authors: "Innovative Approaches to Deafness Rehabilitation" (J. Dixon), "State Coordinators of Services to the Deaf" (R. Purvis), "Counseling the Usher's Syndrome Deaf-Blind Individual" (L. Bettica), "Consulting Principles in Organizing a Deaf Community Service Group" (A. Boros), and "A Counseling Philosophy to Support the Post Secondary Education of Deaf Students (R. Jacobs and F. Morrison). Among 13 resolutions reported are the need for a full-time representative on Capitol Hill and development of a program to evaluate and certify programs of rehabilitation centers serving the deaf. (PHR)
Descriptors: Adult Counseling, Adults, Caseworkers, Certification, Community Services, Conference Reports, Deaf Blind, Deafness, Federal Legislation, Hearing Impairments, Innovation, Mainstreaming, Postsecondary Education, Program Evaluation, Rehabilitation, Rehabilitation Centers, Services, State Programs
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A