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ERIC Number: ED191226
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Pages: 196
Abstractor: N/A
Disability: Our Challenge.
Hourihan, John P., Ed.
Ten papers from a 1978 lecture series on employment, civil rights, education, social aspects, and recreation and leisure for disabled persons are presented. It is explained that as disabled persons, the lecturers presented role models to the students at the Regional Education Program for Handicapped College Students at Teachers College, Columbia. The following papers are included: "Handicap and Disability" (J. Heumann); "Attitudes Toward the Disabled" (H. Yuker); "Liberal Education for the Handicapped" (R. Russell); "Education in Dentistry and the Health Professions" (M. Chanin); "Handicapping America: Barriers to Disabled People" (F. Bowe); "Civil Rights Aspects of Disability" (C. Brewer); "Concerning Employment of the Disabled" (J. Gavin); "The Provision of Social Services: A Dilemma for Our Times" (G. McMurray); "Athletics" (M. Soulek); and "Sculpture" (M. Naranjo). Summaries of panel discussions follow each presentation. (CL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY. Teachers College.
Note: A Distinguished Lecturer Series, sponsored by the Project for Handicapped College Students (Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY).