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Offers information on services, organizations, assistive devices, publications, financial aid sources, and video tapes for people with disabilities and chronic conditions. After chapters on living with a disability, legislation, children and youth issues, and travel and recreation, chapters on specific disabilities describe causes and types of the condition, outline the roles of various professional service providers, discuss psychological aspects and emergency treatment, and list resources. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780929718170
  • Publisher: Resources for Rehabilitation
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Edition description: 3RD
  • Edition number: 3

Table of Contents

How to Use This Book 7
Chapter 1 Living with a Disability or Chronic Condition 9
Responses to disability and chronic conditions 10
How disabilities and chronic conditions affect the family 11
Where to find local services 13
Rehabilitation 14
Computers and disabilities 15
Self-help groups 16
Conclusion 17
Organizations 19
Publications and tapes 32
Chapter 2 Laws That Affect People with Disabilities 43
Organizations 50
Publications and tapes 57
Chapter 3 Children and Youths 63
Family and peer relationships 65
Laws that affect children and youths 66
Organizations 71
Publications and tapes 78
Financial aid for postsecondary education 88
Chapter 4 Making Everyday Living Easier 89
Environmental adaptations and assistive devices 89
Organizations 91
Publications and tapes 93
Travel and recreation 96
Travel and transportation organizations 98
Adaptive sports and recreation organizations 102
Publications and tapes 107
Resources for assistive devices 111
Chapter 5 Communication Disorders 113
Hearing Disorders 113
Causes and types of hearing impairment and deafness 113
Hearing loss in children 115
Hearing loss in elders 117
Psychological aspects of hearing loss 118
Professional service providers 119
Where to find services 120
Environmental adaptations 121
Assistive devices 122
Organizations 126
Publications and tapes 134
Resources for assistive devices 143
Speech Disorders 147
Causes and types of speech impairments 147
Psychological aspects of speech impairments 148
Professional service providers 148
Where to find services 149
Assistive devices 149
Organizations 151
Publications and tapes 156
Resources for assistive devices 161
Chapter 6 Diabetes 164
Types of diabetes 165
Diabetes in children 168
Diabetes in elders 170
Psychological aspects of diabetes 170
Professional service providers 172
Where to find services 172
Assistive devices 172
How to recognize an insulin reaction and give first aid 173
Organizations 176
Publications and tapes 181
Special equipment for people with visual impairment 191
Chapter 7 Epilepsy 193
Types of seizures 193
Treatment of epilepsy 194
Epilepsy in children 197
Epilepsy in elders 198
Psychological aspects of epilepsy 199
Professional service providers 200
Where to find services 201
How to recognize a seizure and give first aid 201
Organizations 205
Publications and tapes 208
Chapter 8 Low Back Pain 218
The back 218
Nonspecific low back pain 219
Other types of back pain 220
Psychological aspects of low back pain 222
Professional service providers 223
Where to find services 223
Modifications in daily living 224
Organizations 227
Publications and tapes 231
Chapter 9 Multiple Sclerosis 235
Diagnosis of multiple sclerosis 235
Types of multiple sclerosis 236
Treatment of multiple sclerosis 236
Psychological aspects of multiple sclerosis 239
Professional service providers 240
Where to find services 241
Environmental adaptations 241
Organizations 245
Publications and tapes 249
Chapter 10 Spinal Cord Injury 259
The spinal cord 260
Treatment and complications of spinal cord injury 260
Spinal cord injury in youths 262
Aging and spinal cord injury 263
Psychological aspects of spinal cord injury 263
Professional service providers 265
Where to find services 266
Modifications in everyday living 267
Organizations 271
Publications and tapes 277
Chapter 11 Visual Impairment and Blindness 285
Major types and causes of visual impairment and blindness 285
Visual impairment and blindness in children 287
Visual impairment and blindness in elders 288
Psychological aspects of vision loss 288
Professional service providers 289
Where to find services 290
Environmental adaptations 290
Assistive devices 293
Organizations 295
Publications and tapes 303
Resources for assistive devices 312
Index to Organizations 314
Publications from Resources for Rehabilitation 324
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