ERIC Number: ED375560
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Carr, Theresa, Ed.
HKNC-TAC News, v7 n1 Spr 1994
This theme issue presents personal perspectives and approaches to self-advocacy from individuals who are deaf-blind. Individual articles are: (1) "Self-Advocacy: Attaining Personal Stature" by Michelle J. Smithdas; (2) "The American Association of the Deaf-Blind: A National Consumer Advocacy Organization" by Jeffrey S. Bohrman; (3) a description of the Usher Syndrome Group of the Helen Keller National Center; (4) "The Making of a Self-Advocate" by Winnie Tunison, a deaf person with Usher syndrome; (5) "An Open Letter to the Deaf Community: We Have Usher Syndrome" (by nine individuals); (6) a checklist titled "Do You Encourage Self-Advocacy in Youth Who Are Deaf-Blind? Questions for Service Providers, Families, and Friends"; (7) "Strategies for Enhancing Self-Advocacy with Young Adults Who Are Deaf-Blind" by Lynda L. West et al.; and (8) a list of resources (publications, newsletters, and organizations) for self-advocacy. (DB)
HKNC Technical Assistance Center, 111 Middle Neck Rd., Sands Point, NY 11050-1299 (free, also available in braille and large print).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Opinion Papers; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Counselors; Practitioners
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Helen Keller National Center - Technical Assistance Center, Sands Point, NY.