3 edition of Disability in America found in the catalog.
Disability in America
Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee on a National Agenda for the Prevention of Disabilities.
|Statement||Andrew M. Pope and Alvin R. Tarlov, editors ; Committee on a National Agenda for the Prevention of Disabilites, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Institute of Medicine.|
|Contributions||Pope, Andrew MacPherson, 1950-, Tarlov, Alvin R. 1929-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiii, 36 p. :|
|Number of Pages||36|
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The reports also offered recommendations on the prevention of disability and the role of. The Future of Disability in America is an assessment of both principles and scientific evidence for disability policies and services. This book's recommendations propose steps to eliminate barriers and strengthen the evidence base for future public and private actions to reduce the impact of disability on individuals, families, and society.
Covering the entirety of US history from pre to the present, A Disability History of the United States is the first book to place the experiences of people with disabilities at the center of the American narrative. In many ways, it’s a familiar by: "Home Bound is a very important book.
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The future of disability in America will depend on how well the U.S. prepares for and manages the demographic, fiscal, and technological developments that will unfold during the next two to.
Disability advocates fought tirelessly to ensure that the needs of people with disabilities became a standard part of public design thinking.
That fight took many forms worldwide, but in the United States it became a civil rights issue; activists used design to make an argument about the place of people with disabilities in public life.
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What was a real—but still decades off—demographic projection in when the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report Disability in America was published is now a much more urgent concern as the initial movement of the post-World War II baby boom generation into late life is about to begin.
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This disability rights timeline lists events relating to the civil rights of people with disabilities in the United States of America, including court decisions, the passage of legislation, activists' actions, significant abuses of people with disabilities that illustrate their lack of civil rights at the time, and the founding of various organizations.
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"The Future of Disability in America is an assessment of both principles and scientific evidence for disability policies and services. This book's recommendation propose steps to eliminate barriers and strengthen the evidence base for future public and private actions to reduce the impact of disability on individuals, families, and society."--Jacket.
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Disability has always been a preoccupation of American society and culture. From antebellum debates about qualification for citizenship to current controversies over access and reasonable accommodations, disability has been present, in penumbra if not in print, on virtually every page of American history.
Yet historians have only recently begun the deep excavation necessary to. Diabetes in America, 2nd Edition, is a compilation and assessment of epidemiologic, public health, and clinical data on diabetes and its complications in the United States.
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A: In the book I say that this history has, in part, established disability in mainly legal and medical terms. This means that disability isn’t seen as an identity as much as it is seen as a diagnosis, and this diagnosis is seen to have -- not cultural or social values -- but legal requirements attached to it; minimum legal requirements.
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