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ERIC Number: EJ966326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 38
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0889-7018
Rehabilitation Services and Education in Four Asian Countries: Thailand, South Korea, Singapore, and Malaysia
Chen, Roy K.; Jo, Song-Jae; Ong, Lee Za; Kotbungkair, Wilaiporn
Rehabilitation Education, v21 n4 p231-240 2007
Booming economic prosperity, the restoration of sociopolitical stability, and the rise of disability rights have given Asian countries both impetus and resources to improve quality of life among their citizens with disabilities. This article provides an overview of rehabilitation services and training pertaining to (a) rehabilitation-related laws and policies and disability statistics, (b) current status of rehabilitation services, (c) training and education of rehabilitation counselors and professionals, and (d) implications for rehabilitation educators and practitioners in the United States.
National Council on Rehabilitation Education. 1099 East Champlain Drive Suite A PMB Number 137, Fresno, CA 93720; Tel: 559-906-0787; Fax: 559-412-2550; e-mail: info@ncre.org; Web site: http://www.ncre.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Malaysia; Singapore; South Korea; Thailand; United States