ERIC Number: ED276183
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Directory of National Information Sources on Handicapping Conditions and Related Services. Fourth Edition.
Russell (Harold) and Associates, Inc., Waltham, MA.
This directory, compiled as a reference tool for information and service providers, lists and briefly describes national level organizations which provide information about disabilities and direct services to disabled individuals. Organizations are categorized as: advocacy, consumer, and voluntary health organizations (124); information/data banks/research (86); data base vendors (3); federal government other than information units (25); professional and trade organizations (71); facilities, schools, clinics (19); service organizations (29); and international organizations (7). Appendices include a list of religious organizations serving disabled persons (13); a list of sports organizations by and for disabled persons (29); a list of pertinent databases (50); a list of national directories of services and resources for disabled persons (51); and an index which lists all organizations by handicapping conditions and by areas (such as architectural barriers, mobility, etc.). Each entry provides information on the handicapping condition served, users served, organization (brief description), and information services provided. (CB)
Descriptors: Advocacy, Athletics, Clearinghouses, Consumer Education, Databases, Disabilities, Federal Programs, Health Programs, Health Services, Information Services, Information Sources, International Organizations, National Organizations, Professional Associations, Rehabilitation Programs, Religious Organizations, Vocational Education
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Support Staff; Practitioners
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Russell (Harold) and Associates, Inc., Waltham, MA.