A wealth of information, now in one comprehensive sourcebook!
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.
Careful research and compilation of the best data available has earned The Complete Resource Guide for People with Disabilities the honor of being a repeat recipient of the National Mature Media Award and the National Health Information Award, as well as being a go-to resource among educators, librarians and the disability community.
This completely updated 2021 edition includes thousands of new entries, enhancements to existing entries, and hundreds more web sites and e-mail addresses.
For over 20 years this informative resource guide has been the go-to resource for people with disabilities, detailing important contact information for thousands of:
- Independent Living Centers
- Rehabilitation Facilities
- State & Federal Agencies
- Support Groups and much more
This one-stop resource also provides immediate access to the latest products and services available for people with disabilities such as:
- Periodicals & Books
- Assistive Devices
- Employment & Education Programs
- Camps and Travel Groups
This edition also includes Helpful Articles for the Disabled Population, an expanded Glossary of Terms, and a Resources section arranged by 8 disability categories that make finding resources for a specific disability quick and easy.
Front matter begins with:
- Graphic guide to the recommended level of physical activity for individuals with different disabilities;
- "Building an Inclusive Workforce" is a detailed guide to recruiting, hiring, and retaining employees with disabilities;
- Johns Hopkins report summarizes how people with disabilities are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic;
- User Guide and Key; and
- 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 9,404 descriptive listings, 24,387 key contacts, 7,634 fax numbers, 5,984 email addresses, and 8,336 web sites.
Following the listings is an appendix of state-by-state statistics from the 2019 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.
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 Resource Guide to succeed at work, in school, and in their community. Each year, more libraries, schools, colleges, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and individuals add The Complete Resource Guide for People with Disabilities to their collections, ensuring that this information is readily available to the families and individuals who can benefit most from the amazing wealth of resources cataloged here.
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