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National Institute of Handicapped Research (U.S.)

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Works: 280 works in 606 publications in 1 language and 8,433 library holdings
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Most widely held works by National Institute of Handicapped Research (U.S.)
Motor skill acquisition of the mentally handicapped : issues in research and training by Michael G Wade( Book )

6 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon a conference held in Bethesda in 1985, this volume brings together the research and theoretical perspectives of experts in the developmental aspects of motor control, coordination, and skill in the mentally handicapped. This is accomplished within the context of cognition. Section I deals with the dynamics of controlling movement skill and the nature of the variables that mediate the learning of motor skills. Sections II and III examine the traditional area of research in motor behavior, i.e., the speed of information processing and reaction time paradigms. The last section discusses the issue of training to minimize the effects of mental retardation on motor behavior
Digest of data on persons with disabilities by John L Czajka( Book )

5 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aging and rehabilitation : advances in the state of the art( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary of data on handicapped children and youth( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cooperative programs for transition from school to work by Duncan S Ballantyne( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rehab brief( )

in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directory of national information sources on handicapping conditions and related services( )

in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Directory of organizations complied to enable Clearinghouse on the Handicapped to respond to public inquiries and to better understand services of other related information providers. Includes only organizations that are information and direct service providers; thus there is emphasis on information components and data base vendors. Includes only organizations functioning on national level and a small group of international organizations based in the U.S. Alphabetical arrangement by names of organizations. Entry gives address, telephone number, handicapping conditions served, and information about the organization and its information services. Miscellaneous appendixes of organizations. Index
Technology for handicapped individuals, 1981-1985 : appendix B : the National Institute of Handicapped Research long-range plan by National Institute of Handicapped Research (U.S.)( Book )

2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arthritis services network : a partnership in health promotion for older Americans with arthritis by Floyd C Pennington( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life transitions of learning disabled adults : perspectives from several countries by Katherine Garnett( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection presents six articles giving international perspectives on learning disabled (LD) adults. G. Gray begins with an analysis of "Vocational Guidance for Dyslexic School Leavers and Adults in Great Britain," in which he notes coping strategies to be used in the workplace and describes the evolution of societal attitudes to LD persons in the United Kingdom. B. Dyssegaard follows with a look at "The Transition from School to Society in Denmark.""Educational and Vocational Issues: Learning Disabled Adults in the Federal Republic of Germany" is the topic of the paper by U. Bleidick which comments upon that country's organizational flexibility as exemplified in the extension of school attendance to a voluntary 10th year. Among the "Canadian Perspectives on Youth & Adults with Learning Disabilities--1985" considered by C. Smith are views of vocational rehabilitation and barriers to success for LD people. M. Bruck adds a review of data on "The Long-Term Prognosis of Childhood Learning Disabilities: A View from Canada." In the final paper, "Learning Disabled Adults in the Netherlands: A Problem for the Future?" A. Wilmink and R. deGroot examine effects of structural provisions for LD students in that country. (CL)
Directory of national information sources on handicapping conditions and related services( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocational evaluation of hearing-impaired persons : research and practice by Douglas Watson( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This monograph, a product of a symposium that examined innovative research and practices in evaluation, adjustment training, and employment services for hearing impaired persons addresses the assessment phase of the vocational rehabilitation process. The editorial introduction provides an overview of how assessment is conducted with deaf individuals at various levels of functioning. The six articles contained in the monograph stress the assessment phase: "Independent and Dependent Characteristics and Service Needs of Deaf People--A Levels Model" (G. Austin); "Psychological Assessment of the Verbal Functioning of Postsecondary Program Applicants--Enhancing Predictive Validity" (R. Falberg); "Commercial Vocational Evaluation Systems and Deaf Persons" (S. Sligar); "Vocational Evaluation of Severely Disabled Hearing-Impaired Rehabilitation Clients" (F. Cheung); "Vocational Evaluation in Technical-Vocational Education" (D. Buchkoski); and "Career Assessment and Advisement of the Technical College Student" (J. DeCaro, A. Areson). A list of participants is included. (Jw)
Computer technology for the handicapped in special education and rehabilitation : a resource guide( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The guide presents annotations on 335 resources, journal articles, books, associations, and reports dealing with computer utilization for handicapped persons in rehabilitation and education. Author and subject indexes precede the annotations which are arranged alphabetically. Citations usually include information on title, author, source, date, and address as well as a brief summary. The following subjects are among those addressed in the resource guide: communication (functional aids, speech recognition, speech synthesis, systems, and touch sensitive monitors), computer assisted instruction, functional aids for communication and self-help/independent living, computer management, research, and computer software. (CL)
Strategies for serving deaf-blind clients : eleventh Institute on Rehabilitation Issues, June 1984, San Antonio, Texas by Valerie Konar( Book )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the 11th Institute on Rehabilitation Issues, 1984, San Antonio, Texas
Economics and equity in employment of people with disabilities : international policies and practices : proceedings from the symposium, April 28-May 2, 1984, the University Center for International Rehabilitation, Michigan State University by International Symposium on the Employment of Disabled People: Economics and Equity( Book )

6 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Attitudes & disability : an annotated bibliography, 1975-1981 by Elaine Makas( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The annotated bibliography contains approximately 1,000 citations (1975-1981) dealing with attitudes related to disability. In addition to a brief annotation, entries include information on author, title, source, date, and pagination. Citations are classified according to the following topics: specific disabilities (cardiovascular impairment, cerebral palsy, epilepsy, hearing impairment, learning disabilities, mental illness, mental retardation, mobility impairment, visual impairment); attitudes of disabled persons/adjustment to disability; of family members; of educational professionals/attitudes related to education; of employers/attitudes related to employment; of legal and law enforcement professionals/attitudes related to law; of medical and mental health professionals; of rehabilitation and social work professionals; of children and adolescents; of the general public; specific intervention strategies/programs for inducing attitudinal change; theories related to attitudinal development and change; and instrumentation for measuring attitudes. (CL)
The Supported work model of competitive employment for citizens with severe handicaps : a guide for job trainers by Sherril Moon( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intended for persons involved in training mentally retarded individuals for placement in community-based competitive jobs, this manual describes job training and development procedures used at Virginia Commonwealth University through Project Employability and the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center. The supported work approach to competitive employment described in the manual involves highly structured job placement, individualized job site training after placement, and systematic methods for assuring job retention. The information on the training and evaluation activities contained in the manual is designed to increase the success of job trainers or coordinators in helping the severely handicapped worker to acquire and maintain a competitive job. Following a general introduction on the use of the manual, individual chapters deal with job development, client evaluation, job placement, job site training, ongoing assessment and follow-along, and time management for the job trainer. A glossary of terms and a list of resources (written and audio-visual) are included along with blank forms for such purposes as client vocational assessment, job analysis, contact with potential employers, and progress reports. (CB)
Executive summary for guidelines for the design of computers and information processing systems to increase their access by persons with disabilities : version 2.0 by Gregg C Vanderheiden( Book )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Families As Allies : conference proceedings by Families As Allies( Book )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Motor skill acquisition of the mentally handicapped : issues in research and training
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Alternative Names

controlled identityNational Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (U.S.)

États-Unis, National institute of handicapped research

Etats-Unis Office of human development services National institute of handicaped research

Etats-Unis Office of special education and rehabilitative services National institute of handicaped research

National institute for handicapped research

National institute for handicapped research États-Unis

National Institute for Handicapped Research (U.S.)

National institute on handicapped research

National institute on handicapped research États-Unis

National Institute on Handicapped Research (U.S.)

NIHR

United States National Institute of Handicapped Research

United States. Office of Human Development Services. National Institute of Handicapped Research

United States. Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services. National Institute of Handicapped Research

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English (92)