Portland State University. School of Social Work
Date of Award
Master of Social Work (MSW)
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People with disabilities -- United States, Rehabilitation -- United States
The purpose of this paper is to survey the work facilities and rehabilitative services available to the handicapped person in the United States. Information for this paper was obtained from the Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Goodwill Industries of Oregon, library sources and the Department of vocational Rehabilitation for many of the fifty states … The area of interest for this paper is that of rehabilitation. By the term rehabilitation is meant, "To return to an individual the ability to function as he did before becoming handicapped by physical or mental illness, or in the case of those born with physical or mental handicaps, to make the individual capable of working successfully in "normal" working environments in spite of his limitations."
Dickerson, Morgan William, "A survey of work facilities and rehabilitation services available to the handicapped in the United States" (1970). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 731.