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ERIC Number: ED509227
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Pages: 64
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 32
Strategies for Community Rehabilitation Programs to Serve Consumers Who Are Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Late Deafened or Deafblind
Faulkner, Gail; Harmon, Marguerite; Johnson, Lynnette; Knopf, Elise; Latz, Rubin; Parnes, Alan; Currie-Richardson, Diane; Sligar, Steven
Midwest Center for Postsecondary Outreach
This book provides guidance for administrators and service delivery staff of Community Rehabilitation Programs to serve consumers who are deaf, hard of hearing, late deafened or deafblind. This publication follows an outline based on standards from CARF (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities), the national accrediting agency for rehabilitation programs. The document consists of 3 sections, i.e., business practices, service issues and resources. The introduction provides general information on deafness and communication that pertains to all services. A business practice (administrative issues) includes information on organizational quality, accessibility, health & safety, human resource development, leadership/governance, and financial planning & management. The service section offers specific strategies on: individualized planning, assessment & vocational evaluation, employee development (job readiness training), employment skills training, community employment services (job development & placement), job-site training, job support, job coaching, counseling, case management, daily living skills training, transition. A glossary is included. (Contains 4 resources.)
Midwest Center for Postsecondary Outreach. Available from: PEPNet-Midwest, Saint Paul College, 235 Marshall Avenue, Saint Paul, MN 55102, Tel: 651-846-1337; Fax: 651-221-1339; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: Support Staff; Administrators
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED)
Authoring Institution: Saint Paul College, Midwest Center for Postsecondary Outreach; PEPNet