ERIC Number: ED371501
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
People First: A Reference Guide Regarding Persons with Disabilities. Third Edition (Revised).
East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC.
This booklet is a reference guide intended to serve as an introduction to basic terms, services, and supports regarding people with developmental disabilities. The different sections include: (1) a philosophy statement regarding persons with disabilities by the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities; (2) guidelines on using appropriate language when writing or speaking about developmental disabilities; (3) suggestions for interacting with persons having developmental disabilities; (4) a glossary of key concepts related to developmental disabilities; (5) a listing of common acronyms in the field of developmental disabilities; (6) federal and state laws applicable to individuals with developmental disabilities; (7) a listing of state (North Carolina) government agencies which serve persons with developmental disabilities; and (8) a listing of consumer, advocacy, and professional organizations involved with persons having developmental disabilities. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reference Materials - Vocabularies/Classifications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: North Carolina State Council on Developmental Disabilities, Raleigh.
Authoring Institution: East Carolina Univ., Greenville, NC.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina