ERIC Number: ED342140
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
The Helen Keller World Conference on Services to Deaf-Blind Persons (4th, Stockholm, Sweden, September 28-October 3, 1989).
Association of the Swedish Deaf-Blind, Enskede (Sweden).
The monograph comprises the proceedings of a 1989 international conference on services to the deaf blind, including conference papers as well as reports from eight nations. Introductory material includes the text of the "Declaration of the Basic Needs of Deaf-Blind Persons" adopted at the conference, the conference program, and a list of participants. Papers have the following titles and authors: "The Use of Methods of Communication amongst the Deaf-Blind in Spain" (Daniel Alvarez); "Starting an Association" (Ove Bejsnap, Denmark); "My Life and My Finger Braille" (Satoshi Fukushima, Japan); "Open Employment" (Graham Hicks, Great Britain); "The Interpreter" (Katarina Johansson, Sweden); "Deaf-Blindness: An Emerging Culture?" (Roderick J. Macdonald, United States); "The Deaf-Blind Person and Advanced Technology" (Roderick J. Macdonald); "Polish Palm Alphabet" (Jozef Mendrun); "Deaf-Blindness in the United Kingdom" (Patrick Murphy); "The Importance of the International Newsletter" (Patrick Murphy); "The Importance of Retaining Your Language" (Sabina Santilli, Italy); "The Situation for Deaf-Blind People in New Zealand" (Janette Scahill); "Communication for Deaf-Blind in India" (Rajinder Singh Sethi); "On My Own Experience" (Sergei Sirotkin, Soviet Union); "Technology and the Deaf-Blind Population" (Robert J. Smithdas, United States); "My Personal Experience and Conditions for the Deaf-Blind in Colombia" (Yolanda de Rodriguez); "The Helen Keller Institute for the Deaf and the Deaf-Blind, Bombay" (Beroz N. Vacha). Additional reports summarize the situation for deaf-blind persons in Brazil, Canada, the Federal Republic of Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, and the Soviet Union. (DB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association of the Swedish Deaf-Blind, Enskede (Sweden).