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ERIC Number: ED173126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Science for the Physically Handicapped in Higher Education: A Guide to Sources of Information.
Adams, Gary H., Comp.
This guide is intended to be a reference for persons needing to know where to find information about science education, career opportunities, and other programs for physically handicapped individuals. Sources listed in the guide include: (1) Federal agencies that run assistance programs for the handicapped; (2) Professional societies specifically interested in promoting opportunities in science for the handicapped; (3) Organizations and companies that provide assistance in making laboratories or buildings accessible and manufacture special equipment for handicapped persons; (4) Libraries and information centers which have science education collections or act as clearinghouses for science career, education, financial, and equipment information; (5) Printed sources, such as directories, handbooks, and guides which provide information about handicapped scientists, recruitment and admissions of handicapped students, funding sources, and accessible universities and their programs; and (6) Computerized information systems which provide on-line access via teletypewriter terminals to databases which contain information on science education, research, and teaching materials for handicapped students. The guide should be of interest to educators, administrators, and researchers in all areas of secondary education, rehabilitation, universities, businesses and government. (Author/SA)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC), Washington, DC. Environmental Data Service.