Overcoming obstacles to community reentry for persons with spinal cord injury: assistive technology, ADA and self-advocacy

Short Title:
Overcoming obstacles to community reentry for persons with spinal cord injury: assistive technology, ADA and self-advocacy
Model System:
SCI
Reference Type:
Journal Article
Accession No.:
J34253.
Journal:
Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):
1997, vol. 9, issue 2, pp 171-186
Publication Website:
Abstract:
Provides overview of the impact of assistive technology (AT) on people with spinal cord injuries (SCI). Examines the impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) on AT provision. Discusses self-empowerment and self advocacy for people with SCI to evaluate and secure appropriate AT. Describes a model workshop, the SCI Self-Advocacy Institute, held in November 1996.
Author(s):
Turner, E.; Wehman, P.; Wallace, J. F.; Webster, M. K.; O'Bryan, J.; O'Mara, S.; Parent, W.
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