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Book Review: Resources for People with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions

Book Review: Resources for People with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions BOO K REVIEWS rehabilitation services, and fi­ the individual and family, this nancial incentives for persons manual addresses ways of cop­ Resources for People with disabilities. It includes ing with problems encountered with Dlsab/l/tles and brief summaries of pertinent by the disabled. There is an legislation: ADA, Rehabilita­ Chronic Conditions overview of pertinent legisla­ tion Act of 1973, and the Archi­ by Resources for Rehabilitation. tion and available resources in­ tectural Barriers Act of 1968. Resources for Rehabilitation, cluding financial aid, environ­ The reader is given information Inc., 33 Bedford Street, Suite mental modifications, assistive resources dealing with environ­ 19A, Lexington, MA; 1991. devices, and other kinds of mental adaptations, workplace services and support. structural modifications, and The manual is arranged in Following an introductory dis­ technically assistant devices. an easy to read format and cussion of the impact of disabil­ The remainder of the manual specifically discusses hearing/ ities and chronic conditions on is devoted to the various major speech disorders, diabetes, epi- categories of impairments: chronic disabilities, such as diabetes, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, arthritis; and impair­ ments to speech, hearing, vi­ sion, and mobility. Each sec­ tion gives a brief summary of the condition, possible environ­ mental http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png AAOHN Journal SAGE

Book Review: Resources for People with Disabilities and Chronic Conditions

AAOHN Journal , Volume 41 (11): 2 – Nov 1, 1993

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© 1993 American Association of Occupational Health Nurses
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0891-0162
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10.1177/216507999304101113
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Abstract

BOO K REVIEWS rehabilitation services, and fi­ the individual and family, this nancial incentives for persons manual addresses ways of cop­ Resources for People with disabilities. It includes ing with problems encountered with Dlsab/l/tles and brief summaries of pertinent by the disabled. There is an legislation: ADA, Rehabilita­ Chronic Conditions overview of pertinent legisla­ tion Act of 1973, and the Archi­ by Resources for Rehabilitation. tion and available resources in­ tectural Barriers Act of 1968. Resources for Rehabilitation, cluding financial aid, environ­ The reader is given information Inc., 33 Bedford Street, Suite mental modifications, assistive resources dealing with environ­ 19A, Lexington, MA; 1991. devices, and other kinds of mental adaptations, workplace services and support. structural modifications, and The manual is arranged in Following an introductory dis­ technically assistant devices. an easy to read format and cussion of the impact of disabil­ The remainder of the manual specifically discusses hearing/ ities and chronic conditions on is devoted to the various major speech disorders, diabetes, epi- categories of impairments: chronic disabilities, such as diabetes, epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, arthritis; and impair­ ments to speech, hearing, vi­ sion, and mobility. Each sec­ tion gives a brief summary of the condition, possible environ­ mental

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Published: Nov 1, 1993

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