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Ajobiewe, Theo; Ayena, Olugbenga O. – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2012
The main objective of this study was to find out problems of people with visual impairment in rehabilitation centers in Nigeria. The sample consisted of 600 participants. A Questionnaire was used to collect data for this study. Two null hypotheses were formulated and tested at the 0.05 alpha-level of significance. Data were analyzed using t-test…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Foreign Countries, Hypothesis Testing, Rehabilitation Centers
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Hampton, Nan Zhang; Guillermo, Mari S.; Tucker, Mark; Nichols, Tayler – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this conceptual article is to present a framework that incorporates the concept of culture humility into effective rehabilitation services. Method: Based on a comprehensive literature review and theoretical integration, this article provides the reader with the basic concept of cultural humility, similarities and…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation Counseling, Models, Cultural Differences, Counselors
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Oertle, Kathleen Marie; Sax, Caren L.; Chesley, Elizabeth – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2018
Purpose: This exploratory study advances personnel preparation research through the investigation of the transition content found on the institutional websites of U.S. universities with Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) Master's Level Personnel Preparation grants for transition planning and services (OSEP, 2015) or master's-level Council…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Transitional Programs, Special Education, Rehabilitation Programs
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Marinoff, Rebecca; Heilberger, Michael H. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2017
A model Center of Excellence in Low Vision and Vision Rehabilitation was created in a health care setting in China utilizing an inter-institutional relationship with a United States optometric institution. Accomplishments of, limitations to, and stimuli to the provision of low vision and vision rehabilitation services are shared.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, Partial Vision, Rehabilitation
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Colten, Sterling I. – Rehabilitation Research and Practice Review, 1971
Descriptors: Community Resources, Emotional Disturbances, Models, Program Descriptions
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Raue, Kimberley; Lewis, Laurie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2011
Growing enrollments of students with disabilities in postsecondary education along with recent key legislation such as the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008 and the 2008 Higher Education Opportunity Act, have generated considerable interest in research on accessibility of higher education for students with disabilities. This…
Descriptors: Higher Education, National Surveys, Institutional Characteristics, College Students
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Barone, Pierangelo; Berni, Veronica; Palmieri, Cristina; Vaccaro, Silvana – Research in Drama Education, 2021
This article presents two key findings from a case study on the impact of a theatre laboratory programme implemented at 'C. Beccaria' youth detention centre in Milan. First, the opening of a permanent theatre inside the prison, with the involvement of the broader community, has helped fulfil detained minors' rights to culture and rehabilitation,…
Descriptors: Drama, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Delinquency
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Gilmore, Daniel; Harris, Lauren; Longo, Anne; Hand, Brittany N. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2021
Little is known about the extent to which the healthcare needs of autistic older adults with intellectual disability differ from autistic older adults without intellectual disability. We conducted a cross-sectional retrospective cohort study of Medicare claims data from 2016 to 2017 to compare the prevalence of physical and mental health…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intellectual Disability
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Aref, Fariborz; Manyibe, Edward O.; Washington, Andre L.; Johnson, Jean; Davis, Dytisha; Eugene-Cross, Kenyotta; Moore, Cayla A. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: The article outlines select individual and institutional factors that could contribute to rehabilitation, disability, and health research productivity among minority-serving institutions (MSIs; i.e., historically Black colleges/universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and American Indian tribal colleges/universities). Method: We…
Descriptors: Focus Groups, Rehabilitation, Disabilities, Productivity
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Manyibe, Edward O.; Moore, Corey L.; Aref, Fariborz; Sagini, Meshack M.; Zeng, Steve; Alston, Reginald J. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: This article provided a comprehensive overview of select challenges that oftentimes prevent minority-serving institutions (MSIs) in the United States (i.e., historically Black colleges/universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, and American Indian tribal colleges/universities) from participating optimally in the federal research…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Disabilities, Health, Independent Living
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Moore, Corey L.; Manyibe, Edward O.; Sanders, Perry; Aref, Fariborz; Washington, Andre L.; Robertson, Cherjuan Y. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this multimethod study was to evaluate the institutional research capacity building and infrastructure model (IRCBIM), an emerging innovative and integrated approach designed to build, strengthen, and sustain adequate disability and health research capacity (i.e., research infrastructure and investigators' research skills)…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Case Studies, Qualitative Research, Institutional Research
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Becton, Alicia B.; Foster, Amanda L.; Chen, Roy K. – Rehabilitation Research, Policy, and Education, 2016
Being a part of an ethnic minority group and a student with a disability (SWD) often presents as a barrier to college retention and graduation rates among members of this marginalized group. Purpose: To examine educators' awareness of racial and institutional influences that impact African American SWD. Method: Data for this study were gathered…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Cultural Awareness, African American Students, Disabilities
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Roessler, Richard T. – Journal of Counseling and Development, 1987
Statistical data on unemployment emphasize problems experienced by people with disabilities in seeking work. Advocates changes in public policies, institutional practices, rehabilitation practices, and employer benefits to ensure people with disabilities a share in the prosperity anticipated in view of brighter economic prospects. (Author/KS)
Descriptors: Disabilities, Employment Opportunities, Job Applicants, Job Search Methods
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Gerhardt, Uta – Paedagogica Historica, 1997
Examines the approaches taken, the topics discussed, and the practical results of the 1944 conference, "Germany after the War." Organized and led by psychiatrist Richard Brickner, the conference focused on reeducation, institutional change, and psychological rehabilitation. The conference recommendations became highly relevant in the…
Descriptors: Behavior Change, Change Agents, Conferences, Cross Cultural Studies
Gibson, David; Fields, Donald L. – Education and Training of the Mentally Retarded, 1983
Temporal variability within the record was more easily attributed to the adequacy of past accountability research and to public policy than to program effects, socioeconomic climate, or changing receiver group attitudes. (Author/SEW)
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Deinstitutionalization (of Disabled), Followup Studies, Institutionalized Persons
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