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Kramer, Fredrica D. – Issue Notes, 2001
This document examines screening and assessment for physical and mental health conditions that impact Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) recipients' ability to work. The document begins by defining screening and assessment and discussing their relevance for agencies serving TANF recipients. The next section answers policy questions…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Role, Case Studies, Civil Rights Legislation
Hayden, Mary, Ed.; Ransom, Barbara, Ed.; Obermayer, Liz, Ed. – Impact, 1997
This feature issue of "Impact" focuses on persons with developmental disabilities and the justice system. Articles include: "The Invisible Victims" (Daniel D. Sorensen), which discusses the high rate of people with developmental and other severe disabilities who become victims of crime; "The ADA in the Justice System"…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Civil Rights Legislation, Criminal Law, Developmental Disabilities
Bourland, Eric, Ed. – NICHCY Transition Summary, 1996
This issue consists of a collection of articles that focus on the types of skills and programs that youth with disabilities need to travel independently. Articles include: (1) "An Introduction to Travel Training" (Margaret M. Groce) discusses the support for travel training provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act and the…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adult Basic Education, Child Rearing, Civil Rights Legislation
Vohs, Janet R., Ed. – Early Childhood Bulletin, 1993
Natural environments is a term used in the regulations for Part H of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). It states that early intervention services must be provided in natural environments, including home and community settings in which children without disabilities participate. Questions addressed in this paper include: (1)…
Descriptors: Community Based Instruction (Disabilities), Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention
Directions in Rehabilitation Counseling, 1993
This volume of 12 lessons--each written by either a medical or a mental health professional--provides expert information on a variety of medical and psychological issues in rehabilitative counseling. The lessons, each of which concludes with a few multiple-choice questions, are: (1) "Geriatric Alcoholism: Identification and Elder-Specific…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aggression, Alcoholism, Children
Everson, Jane, Ed.; Enos, JoAnn, Ed. – HKNC-TAC News, 1995
Some of the opportunities and challenges associated with postsecondary education for young adults who are deaf-blind are considered. Suggestions are offered for transition planning teams to consider, including analysis of students' most and least favorite classes, vocational goals, housing goals, and methods of paying for postsecondary education.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Career Planning, College Attendance, College Bound Students
Thompson, Anne R.; Bethea, Leslie L. – 1996
Intended for surveying the knowledge of college students and college faculty/staff about the rights and responsibilities of students with disabilities, this survey form and corresponding answer sheets provide 28 questions, their correct responses, and references to laws or literature. Emphasis is on providing information about the provisions of…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Access to Education, Civil Rights Legislation, College Students
Genetic Issues in Mental Retardation, 1996
This document consists of the first six issues of a newsletter, which discusses current knowledge about and concerns related to genetics and mental retardation. The second issue addresses the problem of genetic discrimination. The third issue considers genetic testing, screening, and counseling. The fourth issue addresses genetic privacy issues.…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Counseling, Disability Discrimination, Etiology
Kaye, H. Stephen – Disability Statistics Abstract, 1998
This report discusses the findings of national surveys that show little evidence of improvement in the economic well-being of Americans with disabilities. Positive and negative findings include: (1) the labor force participation rate for people with disabilities aged 18-64 remained more or less constant, at about 52 percent between 1990 and 1994;…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Adults, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination
Quarterly Resource, 1992
This issue of the "Quarterly Resource" reviews the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the act's implications for Head Start programs, and offers suggestions for developing plans for complying with the provisions of the act. After a brief introduction, an overview of ADA is presented, followed by several examples and cost estimates…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Check Lists, Disabilities
Lakin, Charlie, Ed.; And Others – IMPACT, 1993
This feature issue focuses on the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), with articles discussing provisions of the ADA and its impact on people with developmental disabilities. Articles have the following titles and authors: "The ADA: What Does It Mean for People with Developmental Disabilities?" (Deborah L. McFadden and Edward P.…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Developmental Disabilities
CACD Journal, 1993
Along with messages from the editor and CACD's president, this issue offers: (1) "Counselors in Therapy: Who Heals the Healer?" (Priest); (2) "Early Intervention to Facilitate Employment of Persons with Spinal Cord Injury" (Orange, Brodwin and Johnson); (3) "Cultural Constraints and Career Choices of Asian-American…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Asian Americans, Career Choice, Career Counseling
Hughes, Cathy; Graham, Jill Williams – Transition linc, 1994
This paper focuses on the issue of whether the individual with a disability should disclose this information to a current or potential employer. It notes that, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is the individual's responsibility to disclose his/her disability and initiate a request for accommodation. The employer cannot inquire…
Descriptors: Assertiveness, Civil Rights, Civil Rights Legislation, Disabilities
Updating School Board Policies, 1992
Addressed to school board members, this article attempts to summarize requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its implications for school districts. It warns against hasty purchase of private compliance assistance; then provides an overview of each of the Act's five Titles which address employment practices, activities…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Definitions
Wenkart, Ronald D. – A Legal Memorandum, 1995
This paper summarizes implications of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on public education. It notes similarities between the ADA and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which already prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in most public schools. The ADA is seen as having its main impact in the area of…
Descriptors: Civil Rights Legislation, Compliance (Legal), Court Litigation, Disabilities
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