Date of Award

1-1-1970

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Social Work (MSW)

Department

Social Work

Physical Description

1 online resource (67 leaves)

Subjects

People with disabilities -- United States, Rehabilitation -- United States

DOI

10.15760/etd.731

Abstract

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."

Description

Portland State University. School of Social Work

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/9574

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