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Sourcebook of aid for the mentally and physically handicapped

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Van Nostrand Reinhold Co. , New York
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StatementJudith Norback, editor ; Patricia Weitz, assistant editor.
ContributionsNorback, Judith., Weitz, Patricia.
LC ClassificationsHV1553 .S66 1983
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 506 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3499964M
ISBN 100442212054
LC Control Number82020178

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Gwin. Get this from a library. Sourcebook of aid for the mentally and physically handicapped. [Judith Norback; Patricia Weitz;] -- Comprehensive directory of sources and services available to persons with physical or mental handicaps. Intended for interested laypersons and professionals, and focuses toward more independent.

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The mentally handicapped do not have a consciousness of power. Because of this perhaps their capacity for love is more immediate, lively and developed than that of other men. They cannot be men of ambition and action in society and so develop a capacity for. From the "about this manual" section at the beginning of the book: "This revised first edition was produced for the purposes of improving mental health knowledge and skills of the U.S.

public in responding to early-stage mental illnesses and mental health crises/5(8). Physically and mentally challenged depending uponthe requirement of the there are challenged there are various opportunities while working with physically are lot of facilities and institutions which are established by the Government for theempowerment of physically disabled.

skills in fields where blindness is. Promote the establishment of specific plans for the evacuation of physically and mentally challenged persons and the elderly in emergencies.

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This law protects people who have physical.In the earlier part of the 20th century, students with physical and mental challenges were placed in special classrooms and in some cases special .