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Families with disabilities in the United States

Families with disabilities in the United States

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Education, Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disabled Persons -- statistics & numerical data -- United States,
  • Family Characteristics -- statistics & numerical data -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Mitchell P. LaPlante, Dawn Carlson, H. Stephen Kaye, Julia E. Bradsher.
    Genrestatistics & numerical data
    SeriesDisability statistics report -- rept. 8
    ContributionsLaPlante, Mitchell P., Carlson, Dawn., Kaye, H. Stephen., Bradsher, Julia E., National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 40 p. :
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14745569M
    OCLC/WorldCa36153475

    select article Chapter Five - A Review of Supports and Services for Adults With Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and Their Families in the United States: Past and Present Contexts Impacting Future Research, Practice and Policy. He states this book “is most comprehensive and systematic, and describes a full range of physical, cognitive, and health-related disabilities.” The Special Needs Ministry Handbook: A Church’s Guide to Reaching Children with Disabilities and Their Families, Amy Rapada ().

    Bookshare is an on-line reading service for people with dyslexia, learning disabilities, blindness, low vision, retinitis pigmentosa, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers. To use Bookshare, readers must have a qualifying disability. (Your Internet Archive email address will be used to login to the Bookshare system. The two emails must match.). With about 15% of people experiencing significant disabilities in the United States and globally, disability is or will be part of life for most contemporary families. The odds are that nearly every member of the Family Relations readership has an extended family member, colleague, or friend who has a by: 9.

    The population of people with disabilities inhabit a distinct position in the U.S. economy, both for their contributions to the marketplace and roles in government policies and programs. People with disabilities bring unique sets of skills to the workplace, enhancing the strength and diversity of the U.S. labor market. 1 In addition, they make. LD OnLine is the leading website on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. Parents and teachers of learning disabled children will find authoritative guidance on attention deficit disorder, ADD, ADHD, dyslexia, dysgraphia, dyscalculia, dysnomia, reading difficulties, speech and related disorders. LD OnLine works in association with Learning Disabilities .


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