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ERIC Number: ED394233
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995-Jan
Pages: 143
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Disability and Diversity: New Leadership for a New Era.
Walker, Sylvia, Ed.; And Others
The 21 papers in this monograph on rehabilitation of minority persons with disabilities are organized into four sections which focus on: (1) perspectives of policy and practice; (2) challenges and opportunities in rehabilitation of diverse individuals; (3) cultural diversity's challenges to service delivery; and (4) strategies for empowerment. Papers are: "Remembering the Old: Looking Forward to the New" (George Covington); "Stand and Deliver: Multiculturalism and Special Education Reform in the Early Twenty-First Century" (Theda Wiles Zawaiza); "New Leadership for a New Era" (Robert R. Davila); "Embracing Cultural Diversity in the Rehabilitation System" (William Tainter et al.); "Diversity: A Continuing Rehabilitation Challenge and Opportunity" (Bobbie J. Atkins); "Barriers to Multicultural Understanding: Improving University Rehabilitation Counselor Education Programs" (Martin G. Brodwin); "Implementation of Rehabilitation Counselor Training Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities" (Madan M. Kundu); "Rehabilitation Counseling for Asian Americans: Psychological and Social Considerations" (George K. Hong); "Skills Development for Multicultural Rehabilitation Counseling: A Quality of Life Perspective" (Leo M. Orange); "African American Women with Disabilities: An Overview" (Eddie Glenn); "Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Impact of Section 21" (Frank L. Giles); "Asian American Children in Special Education: A Need for Multidimensional Collaboration" (Ji-Mei Chang); "Problems of Providing Services to Persons with Disabilities from Minority Groups" (Carl Douthitt); "The Illinois Department of Rehabilitation Services: A Model for Empowerment and Service Delivery" (Audrey L. McCrimon); "Outreach Services for American Indians" (Priscilla R. Sanderson); "Perspectives of Rehabilitation Services in the City of Los Angeles" (Betty Wilson); "Embracing Diversity in the Delivery of Rehabilitation and Related Services" (Emilio Perez and Phyllis Gordon); "Leadership and Empowerment" (Claudie Grant); "The Leadership Responsibilities of People of Color with Impairments in the 21st Century" (Barbara Hardaway); "Request for Proposals (RFP's): Strategies for Successful Proposal Development in the Field of Rehabilitation" (Henry Williams); and "Building Networks in the Latino Community: A Mechanism for Empowerment" (Lucy Wong-Hernandez). (DB)
Sylvia Walker, Howard University Research and Training Center for Access to Rehabilitation and Economic Opportunity, 2900 Van Ness Street, N.W., Holy Cross Hall, Suite 100, Washington, DC 20008.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (ED), Washington, DC.; National Inst. on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Washington, DC.; Howard Univ., Washington, DC. Research and Training Center for Access to Rehabilitation and Economic Opportunity.