ERIC Number: ED224186
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Que Sucede? Manual Informativo Sobre Rehabilitacion y Educacion Especial en Costa Rica (What's Happening? Informative Manual on Rehabilitation and Special Education in Costa Rica).
de Mezerville, Gaston; And Others
The manual, in Spanish, provides descriptions of rehabilitation, medical, and special education services; centers and institutions which offer physical and mental rehabilitation services; and lists of professionals and advocacy organizations in Costa Rica. Part 1 includes an overview of rehabilitation and special education, a short history of rehabilitation in Costa Rica, and a breakdown of special education services by level, handicaps served, regional centers, professional training, institutions, and vocational and social rehabilitation. Part 2 first lists 39 medical and rehabilitation centers in a chart according to age of clients and kinds of handicaps served, then details the focus, staffing, and services offered for each institution. In Part 3, names of medical, psychological, rehabilitation, and special education professionals are listed by institution. Additionally, 15 groups which work on behalf of exceptional individuals are briefly noted. (MC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Michigan State Univ., East Lansing. Univ. Center for International Rehabilitation.; Costa Rican Social Security System, San Jose. Center for Training and Research.
Identifiers - Location: Costa Rica