ERIC Number: ED260192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Unmasking Abilities Hidden by Developmental Conditions.
Mallik, Kalisankar, Ed.; Shaver, Elaine M., Ed.
This document contains 16 papers that were scheduled to be presented at a conference (which was canceled) on approaches and programs for helping developmentally disabled persons to be more self-sufficient. The book is divided into three sections: (1) unmasking vocational abilities, (2) enhancing functional independence, and (3) medical and communication intervention. The following papers are included: "Marc Gold's Training in Industrial Work Sites as a Placement Approach" by Marianne Roche; "The Pay-off's a Paycheck: Employment Preparation for People with Severe Disabilities" by Ronald S. Torner; "Jobs for People with Epilepsy" by Robert A. Anderson; "A Competitive Industry of Severely Disabled Workers" by John H. Leslie, Jr.; "Redesigning Sheltered Work Environments" by Jay Belding; "Needed: Creative Vocational Evaluations" by Elaine M. Shaver; "Specialized Seating Mobility--Technical Considerations" by Douglas A. Hobson; "Systems for Independent Mobility" by E'Lise B. Brown; "Concealable Helmet for Seizure-Prone Individuals" by James L. Mueller; "Support and Rehabilitation Services for Severely Orthopedically Disabled College Students" by Rodger W. Decker; "Small Steps on an Unpaved Path (Malcontents Biting the Hand that Feeds)" by Derrick Dufresne; "Mouthguard for Drooling Control" by Jacob Harris; "Protective Aids" by Wu S. Chiu; "Anticonvulsant Abuse in Institutions" by Anis Racy; "Communication Aids and Systems Clinic" by Donna DePape, and "Biofeedback for Head Control" by Carol Leiper. (KC)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Adults, Biofeedback, College Students, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Developmental Disabilities, Epilepsy, Industrial Training, Job Placement, Job Training, Normalization (Handicapped), Physical Disabilities, Program Implementation, Seizures, Severe Disabilities, Sheltered Workshops, Vocational Evaluation, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Philadelphia, PA. Office of Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Job Development Lab.