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Disability and diversity : new leadership for a new era

Author: Sylvia Walker; United States. President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.; Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
Publisher: [Washington, DC] : President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities in collaboration with the Howard University Research and Training Center : U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement, Educational Resources Information Center, [1995]
Edition/Format:   Book   Microform : National government publication : Microfiche : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The 21 papers in this monograph on rehabilitation of minority persons with disabilities are organized into four sections which focus on: (1) perspectives of policy and practice; (2) challenges and opportunities in rehabilitation of diverse individuals; (3) cultural diversity's challenges to service delivery; and (4) strategies for empowerment. Papers are: "Remembering the Old: Looking Forward to the New" (George  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Walker; United States. President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities.; Educational Resources Information Center (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 36459680
Notes: Distributed to depository libraries in microfiche.
Shipping list no.: 97-0173-M.
Reproduction Notes: Microfiche. [Washington, D.C.] : Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [1996]. 2 microfiches.
Description: 1 volume
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.; System requirement: Adobe Acrobat reader.
Other Titles: New leadership for a new era
Responsibility: edited by Sylvia Walker [and others].

Abstract:

The 21 papers in this monograph on rehabilitation of minority persons with disabilities are organized into four sections which focus on: (1) perspectives of policy and practice; (2) challenges and opportunities in rehabilitation of diverse individuals; (3) cultural diversity's challenges to service delivery; and (4) strategies for empowerment. Papers are: "Remembering the Old: Looking Forward to the New" (George Covington); "Stand and Deliver: Multiculturalism and Special Education Reform in the Early Twenty-First Century" (Theda Wiles Zawaiza); "New Leadership for a New Era" (Robert R. Davila); "Embracing Cultural Diversity in the Rehabilitation System" (William Tainter et al.); "Diversity: A Continuing Rehabilitation Challenge and Opportunity" (Bobbie J. Atkins); "Barriers to Multicultural Understanding: Improving University Rehabilitation Counselor Education Programs" (Martin G. Brodwin); "Implementation of Rehabilitation Counselor Training Programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities" (Madan M. Kundu); "Rehabilitation Counseling for Asian Americans: Psychological and Social Considerations" (George K. Hong); "Skills Development for Multicultural Rehabilitation Counseling: A Quality of Life Perspective" (Leo M. Orange); "African American Women with Disabilities: An Overview" (Eddie Glenn); "Historically Black Colleges and Universities and the Impact of Section 21" (Frank L. Giles); "Asian American Children in Special Education: A Need for Multidimensional Collaboration" (Ji-Mei Chang); "Problems of Providing Services to Persons with Disabilities from Minority Groups" (Carl Douthitt); "The Illinois Department of Rehabilitation Services: A Model for Empowerment and Service Delivery" (Audrey L. McCrimon); "Outreach Services for American Indians" (Priscilla R. Sanderson); "Perspectives of Rehabilitation Services in the City of Los Angeles" (Betty Wilson); "Embracing Diversity in the Delivery of Rehabilitation and Related Services" (Emilio Perez and Phyllis Gordon); "Leadership and Empowerment" (Claudie Grant); "The Leadership Responsibilities of People of Color with Impairments in the 21st Century" (Barbara Hardaway); "Request for Proposals (RFP's): Strategies for Successful Proposal Development in the Field of Rehabilitation" (Henry Williams); and "Building Networks in the Latino Community: A Mechanism for Empowerment."

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