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United States President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped

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Works: 456 works in 725 publications in 1 language and 17,816 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Conference papers and proceedings  Directories  Biography  Handbooks and manuals  Digests  Law digests 
Roles: Sponsor, isb, Editor
Classifications: HD7256.U5, 331
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Worklife : a publication on employment and persons with disabilities( )

in English and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disabled USA( )

in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected state and federal laws affecting employment and certain rights of people with disabilities by United States( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black adults with disabilities : a statistical report drawn from Census Bureau data by Frank Bowe( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The college student with a disability : a faculty handbook by Lynn M Smith( Book )

5 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to the instruction of students with disabilities is presented to enhance learning in a college or university setting. Various adjustments that can be made in the environment or in teaching style are suggested. The following categories of disabled students are addressed: blind students, partially sighted students, deaf or hearing-impaired students, students who use wheelchairs, learning disabled students, speech impaired students, students who have had an ostomy, students with spina bifida, students with multiple sclerosis, and students with muscular dystrophy. Specific topics include: the use of readers, brailled books, audio tape recorded books, and recent aids by blind students; test administration to blind students; the use of large print books, a closed-circuit tv magnifier, and large print typewriter for partially sighted students; the use of sign language, fingerspelling, hearing aids; self-carbon notetaking pads, interpreters, and captioned films by the hearing impaired or deaf; barriers to the student in a wheelchair and the need for a curb cut or ramp; information processing difficulties of the learning disabled student; and types of speech impairments and aids for persons who cannot speak at all. Hints for teachers to facilitate the participation of deaf and hard-of-hearing students in (and out of) the classroom and generalizations about the classroom needs of students who use wheelchairs are presented. A glossary of equipment and other terms, a chart of the American Manual Alphabet and the Braille Alphabet, and a list of resources for postsecondary educators are among the appendices. (Sw)
A handbook on the legal rights of handicapped people by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 1975 and 2016 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Summary of Federal, District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia laws, designed to aid handicapped citizens of the Washington metropolitan area."
Profiles in the arts( Book )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The special rehabilitation and research needs of disabled Hispanic persons( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disabled adults in America : a statistical report drawn from Census Bureau data by Frank Bowe( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disabled women in America : a statistical report drawn from Census Bureau data by Frank Bowe( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American national standard for buildings and facilities-- providing accessibility and usability for physically handicapped people by American National Standards Institute( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rehabilitation of the mentally ill : an international perspective by Eveline D Schulman( Book )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph is an international overview of available information about the current status of rehabilitation efforts for the mentally ill. It served as a springboard for discussion at the Special Interest Group session at the Fourteenth World Congress of Rehabilitation International in Winnipeg, Canada, on June, 1980. The first part of the monograph introduces the international context of rehabilitation of the mentally ill and outlines the scope of the problem. In Part 2, two areas of interest to those working in rehabilitation of the mentally ill are surveyed: laws about mental illness and mental patients, rights and responsibilities, in various countries of the world; and rehabilitation procedures for treating the mentally ill in various cultures and countries. Part 3 suggests prospects for the future--collaborative efforts that could be made among nations and international organizations in disseminating information about rehabilitation procedures; and a summary of the needs of rehabilitation programs. A list of references is included. (Kc)
Performance( )

in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Housing and handicapped people by Marie McGuire Thompson( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

People with disabilities in our nation's Job Training Partnership Act programs( )

in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proceedings of the conference on ... Stress, Strain, Heart Disease & the Law, Jan. 26-28, 1978, Copley Plaza Hotel, Boston, Mass. by Strain, Heart Disease & the Law Conference on Stress( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learning disability : not just a problem children outgrow by United States( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1987 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

College freshmen with disabilities preparing for employment by Paul Hippolitus( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Blueprint for action( Book )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Getting through college with a disability : a summary of services available on 500 campuses for students with handicapping conditions( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityUnited States. President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities

controlled identityUnited States. President's Committee on Employment of the Physically Handicapped

Committee on Employment of the Handicapped

Committee on Employment of the Handicapped United States

President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped

United States Committee on Employment of the Handicapped

United States Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, President's

United States Employment of the Handicapped, President's Committee on

United States President's Committee on the Employment of the Handicapped

アメリカ合衆国大統領障害者雇用委員会

Languages
English (107)