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ERIC Number: ED299776
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: N/A
The Special Rehabilitation and Research Needs of Disabled Hispanic Persons. Proceedings of the Conference (Edinburg, Texas, March 1-2, 1983).
Research Assessment Management, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.
This 1983 conference on disabled Hispanic persons had as its purpose the identification of rehabilitation needs, patterns of service delivery, and service utilization; and the development of recommendations for a systematic research approach addressing those rehabilitation needs. Issue papers include: "The Hispanic Population: An Overview" (Julian Castillo); "Barriers to Access and Utilization of Services by the Handicapped Hispanic" (Arthur Linskey et al.); "Vocational Rehabilitation Process and Hispanic Culture" (Orlando Rivera); and "Counseling and the Rehabilitation Process" (Jose Lafitte). Reactions of conference participants to the issue papers are described in the executive summary. A detailed outline of research needs in rehabilitation areas is provided. Recommendations resulting from the conference include: establishment of a national clearinghouse for information on the Hispanic handicapped; financial support for rehabilitation research; high professional standards for the research; and inter-American collaborative efforts. (JDD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: National Inst. of Handicapped Research (ED), Washington, DC.; President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Research Assessment Management, Inc., Silver Spring, MD.