ERIC Number: ED228794
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Reflections on Growing Up Disabled.
Jones, Reginald L., Ed.
The book offers firsthand accounts of the experiences and perceptions of disabled persons, as well as the views of parents of disabled children. Entries include the following titles: "Reflections of Disabled Children" (J. Umbreit and D. Baker); "The Handicap That Had No Name" (D. Brown); "Orthopedically Disabled: Determination on Wheels" (D. Lattin); "I'm a Person, Not a Wheelchair! Problems of Disabled Adolescents" (M. Winter and D. DeSimone); "Plunged into the Mainstream" (S. Hofmann); "Loss of Hearing: Coping with a New Reality" (Z. Coleman); "The Deaf: Handicapped by Public Ignorance" (L. Jacobs); "Blindness; Disability or Nuisance?" (K. Jernigan); "Parents and Professionals: Irrational Assumptions in Their Communications" (B. Greer and B. Galtelli); and "Parents, Practices, and Attitudes: The Distance Traveled" (K. Morton). (SW)
The Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales, 1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA (Publication No. 258, $7.50).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children, Reston, VA.