The widely-acclaimed Complete Resource Guide for People with Disabilities is an invaluable resource for all those committed to empowering individuals with disabilities. All those with a disability, from vision problems to physical disabilities to asthma, will find ways in this Directory to succeed at work, in school, and in their community.
Front matter begins with:
- National Center for Disabilities Progress 2017 Report
- Institute on Disability/UCED 2017 Disability Statistics Annual Report
- Glossary of Disability-Related Terms
Coverage continues with 21 subject-specific sections, from Arts & Entertainment to Vocational & Employment Programs; 3 sections of Rehabilitation Facilities; and 9 disability-specific sections, from Aging to Visual.
Most sections include a range of resources, including Associations, Products, Camps, Living Facilities, and Print and Electronic Resources. The comprehensive Table of Contents guides you through the 33 chapters and more than 100 subchapters contained in this rich resource.
Sure to save hours of Internet research time, this title provides comprehensive, critical and immediate information in one source that can be accessed quickly and easily. This edition provides 9,073 descriptive listings, 24,079 key contacts, 7,614 fax numbers, 5,963 email addresses, and 8,102 web sites.
New to this edition is an appendix of state-by-state statistics from the 2017 Annual Disability Statistics Compendium. The first part of this section includes tables that provide numbers of disabled individuals by state, and by disability—hearing, vision, cognitive, ambulatory, and self-care and independent-living disabilities. The second part of this section includes state-by-state numbers of individuals who are employed, also broken down by the six disability categories listed above.
- Entry & Publisher Index lists all directory listings alphabetically.
- Geographic Index organizes listings alphabetically by state.
- Subject Index alphabetically organizes directory listings by relevant topics, i.e. autism, language disorders.
Each year, more libraries, schools, colleges, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and individuals add The Complete Directory for People with Disabilities to their collections, making sure that this information is readily available to the families, individuals and professionals who can benefit most from the amazing wealth of resources cataloged here.
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