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Consumer Health > ConsHlth: Disabled
Disabilities Sourcebook
Williams, Angela L.
ISBN 13: 
9780780816428
Previous ISBN (13): 
9780780813847
ISBN 10: 
0780816420
Category: 
ConsHlth: Disabled
Edition: 
4
Publisher: 
Omnigraphic, Inc.
Format: 
Cloth
Status: 
Active
Weight: 
1
Retail Price: 
95.00
Quantity On Hand: 
0
Quantity On Order: 
0
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Synopsis:
Disabilities Sourcebook, Fourth Edition offers people with disabilities and their caregivers basic information about birth defects, hearing and vision loss, speech disorders, intellectual and cognitive disabilities, learning disabilities, and other types of impairment caused by chronic illness, injury, and trauma. It discusses assistive technology, home use devices, mobility aids, therapies, and services that foster independence. Information about the importance of nutrition, exercise, personal hygiene, and pain management is also provided. For parents of children with disabilities, the book offers facts about special education, including early intervention services, individualized education programs, and classroom supports. Legal, employment, and financial concerns for people with disabilities are also discussed. The book concludes with a glossary of related terms and directories of resources for additional help and information.

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