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Title Adults with disabilities : international perspectives in the community / edited by Paul Retish, Shunit Reiter.
Imprint Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999.

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Subject People with disabilities -- Social conditions.
People with disabilities -- Services for.
People with disabilities -- Cross-cultural studies.
Alt Name Retish, Paul.
Raiter, Shunit.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 353 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Note Print version record.
Contents Part PART I Schools -- chapter 1 Transition From School to Adulthood: A Look at the United States and Europe -- chapter 2 A Preventive Education Model for School Restructuring: Creating Parent-Student-Teacher Partnerships to Prevent Postschool Maladjustment -- chapter 3 Lessons From the Texas-Mexico Border: Working With the Parents of Students With Mental Retardation -- chapter 4 Parents, Professionals, and the Transition Process / W.E. Hitchings -- chapter 5 Disability in Australia: Policy and Practice / Lorraine M. Ling -- part PART II Personal and Social Inclusion -- chapter 6 Leisure and Persons With Developmental Disabilities: Empowering Self-Determination Through Inclusion -- chapter 7 Teaching the Mentally Retarded Parenting Skills: International Perspectives -- chapter 8 Challenges and Complexities of Introducing Western Models of Service Delivery for People With Disabilities in Eastern and Central Europe -- chapter 9 Disability Arts: Developing Survival Strategies / Jenny Corbett -- part PART III The Community -- chapter 10 Welcoming Immigrants With Disabilities: The Israeli Experience -- chapter 11 An International Perspective on School-To-Work Systems and the Participation of Persons With Disabilities -- chapter 12 Vocational Preparation and Employment Options for Adults with Disabilities: An International Perspective -- part PART IV Cross-Cultural Future -- chapter 13 Transfer of Beliefs, Knowledge, and Experiences Between Countries -- chapter 14 Utilizing Technology for the Inclusion of Individuals With Mental Retardation -- chapter 15 Sociocultural Factors Influencing Social and Vocational Inclusion of Persons With Mental Retardation: A Cross-Cultural Study -- chapter 16 Conclusion: Cross-Cultural Perspectives--Diversity and Universalism.
ISBN 0585201242 (electronic bk.)
9780585201245 (electronic bk.)
0805824243 (c ; alk. paper)
9781410601407 (e-book ; PDF)
9781135688547 (e-book ; PDF)
9781135688493 (e-book ; Mobi)
9781135688530 (e-book ; ePub)
9781138966017 (paperback)
OCLC # 44960955
Additional Format Print version: Adults with disabilities. Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1999 0805824243 (DLC) 98035593 (OCoLC)39465055

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