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No integration without information

Author:
DARNBROUGH Ann
Journal article citation:
Disability Issues, 19, November 1994, p.11.

Outlines the work of the National Information Forum who publish Innovations in Information which seeks to stimulate inventive and innovative ways of providing information to disabled people.

Journal article

Going it alone

Authors:
WIGGIN Christa, CARPENTER Glyn
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 8.9.94, 1994, p.21.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

When the Wiltshire Independent Living Fund was launched in May a key issue was the question of user control over resources. Explains how the issue was dealt with.

Journal article

Disability in the home

Author:
HEYWOOD JONES Irene
Journal article citation:
Community Outlook, 4(2), February 1994, pp.13-14,16.

Brief discussion of ways in which disability can limit domestic activities.

Journal article

Disability pensions granted from 1988 to 1990 in two municipalities in Norway: the importance of occupational status

Author:
BERG J.E.
Journal article citation:
Scandinavian Journal of Social Welfare, 3(1), January 1994, pp.14-18.
Publisher:
Munksgaard/ Blackwell
Book

Researching the information needs of disabled people

Author:
SIMPKINS Rebecca
Publisher:
Policy Studies Institute
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
80p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Manual designed to give practical guidance on methods of research the information needs of disabled people, with the aim of providing practical ideas. Reviews previous research and assesses the methods used. Gives guidance on the planning and design of research, carrying out the research, making conclusions, and disseminating the results.

Book

Improving the provision of national disability information

Authors:
MOORE Nick, STEELE Jane, BOSWELL Caroline
Publisher:
Policy Studies Institute
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
71p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Report considering the options for funding information provision for disabled people at a national level, and making a case for continued government funding.

Book

Moving forward: towards an accessible transport system

Author:
ASSOCIATION OF METROPOLITAN AUTHORITIES
Publisher:
Association of Metropolitan Authorities
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
22p.
Place of publication:
London

Contains suggestions for making transport more accessible to disabled people.

Book

Raising a din: the final report of a region-wide disability information project which promoted cross-agency work via Disability Information Networks

Author:
CLARKE Alison
Publisher:
Anglia and Oxford Regional Health Authority
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
90p.,diags.
Place of publication:
Oxford

Report on the Oxford Disability Information Project which aims to share lessons and make recommendations.

Book

Mustn't grumble: writing by disabled women

Editor:
KEITH Lois
Publisher:
Women's Press
Publication year:
1994
Pagination:
223p.
Place of publication:
London

Collection of personal accounts and poetry from disabled women.

Journal article

Women with Turner's Syndrome: helping them reach their full potential

Authors:
ORTEN Jana L., ORTEN James D.
Journal article citation:
Disability and Society, 9(2), 1994, pp.239-248.
Publisher:
Taylor and Francis,

The physical and psychological effects of Turner's Syndrome, a female sex chromosome abnormality, are briefly described. Principles for helping women master the special challenges posed by the disorder are discussed. The authors argue that women with TS must take control of their identities and potential in order to attain full status within society.

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