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ERIC Number: ED260192
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jul
Pages: 89
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Philadelphia, PA. Office of Developmental Disabilities.
Authoring Institution: George Washington Univ., Washington, DC. Job Development Lab.