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Book

If only I'd known that a year ago: a guide for newly disabled people, their families and friends

Author:
ROYAL ASSOCIATION FOR DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION
Publisher:
Royal Association for Disability and Rehabilitation
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
13p.,lists of orgs.,bibliogs.
Place of publication:
London

Contains information sheets on: community care; housing; daily living; mobility; education; employment; community health services; support for carers; social security; personal relationships; and holidays, leisure and sports.

Book

Human rights and disabled persons

Author:
DESPOUY Leandro
Publisher:
United Nations
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
47p.
Place of publication:
New York

Looks at the legal issues regarding disabled people; factors causing disability and definitions of disability with particular reference to violations of human rights and humanitarian law. Goes on to provided national and international policies and measures to eradicate discriminatory practice. The final chapter looks at public information and education.

Book

Human welfare and technology: papers from the Husita 3 conference on IT and the quality of life and services held in Maastricht, June 1993

Editor:
GLASTONBURY Bryan
Publisher:
Van Gorcum
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
290p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
Den Haag

Papers from a conference focusing on the use of information technology in the human services. In 3 sections: setting the scene; quality of life; and quality of services. Includes the following papers: client information systems and their built-in values; community computing - linking health and human service resources to the community; supporting independent living through Adaptable Smart Home; an application of video telephones to maintain the quality of life of elderly people with special needs; new technologies and the Americans with Disabilities Act; networking; assessment and training of people with disabilities using new technologies; collecting accurate information about child abuse; issues within emergency planning in the United Kingdom; implementing case management technology; and in search of hidden knowledge - retrieve more information from your client database.

Book

The NCH factfile 1993

Author:
NATIONAL CHILDREN'S HOME
Publisher:
National Children's Home
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
80p.,tables.
Place of publication:
London

Contains statistics on population trends; children and disability; family cost and income; homelessness; education; child abuse; children in care; children and crime.

Book

Growing up with a chronic disease: the impact on children and their families

Author:
EISER Christine
Publisher:
Jessica Kingsley
Publication year:
1993
Pagination:
255p.,bibliog.
Place of publication:
London

Looks at the effects of caring for a chronically sick or disabled child on parents, siblings and the extended family. Includes case studies.

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