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Disabilities sourcebook : basic consumer health information about disabilities that affect the body, mind, and senses, including birth defects, hearing and vision loss, speech disorders, learning disabilities, psychiatric disorders, degenerative diseases, and disabilities caused by injury and trauma, such as amputation, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury ; along with facts about assistive technology, physical and occupational therapy, maintaining health and wellness, special education, legal, financial, education, and insurance issues, a glossary of related terms, and resources for additional help and information.

Omnigraphics, Inc., (issuing body.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Kenton County.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Covington Branch 362.4 D611s 2018 (Text) 33126022202067 Adult Nonfiction Available -
Erlanger Branch 362.4 D611s 2018 (Text) 33126024215257 New Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780780816428
  • ISBN: 0780816420
  • Physical Description: xviii, 776 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: Fourth edition.
  • Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.:
"Offers basic consumer health information about physical, sensory, cognitive, and learning disabilities, along with facts about assistive devices, technologies, and related services to promote independence, and guidance for families on education and employment options, legal, and financial concerns. Includes index, glossary of related terms, online access, and other resources"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: People with disabilities > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.
People with mental disabilities > United States > Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Baker & Taylor
    "Offers basic consumer health information about physical, sensory, cognitive, and learning disabilities, along with facts about assistive devices, technologies, and related services to promote independence, and guidance for families on education and employment options, legal, and financial concerns. Includes index, glossary of related terms, online access, and other resources"--
  • Book News
    This resource draws together basic information on disabilities from publications issued by the National Institutes of Health and other agencies and associations. It addresses background on disabilities, including statistics on people with disabilities in the US, common barriers to participation experienced by them, myths and facts, women with disabilities, aging and disabilities, communication, caregivers, and abuse and people with disabilities; types of disabilities and their symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, including sensory, intellectual and cognitive, and learning disabilities and speech disorders, as well as degenerative diseases that cause disability and disability caused by injury and trauma; technologies and services that help people with disabilities and their families, such as assistive technology, mobility aids, home use devices and modifications, devices to improve communication, hearing, and vision, service animals, accessible transportation, and family support services; health issues, including nutrition and weight management, physical activity, personal hygiene, pain, depression and anxiety, and health insurance concerns; special education for children with disabilities; and legal, employment, and financial concerns, such as housing and safety issues, employees with disabilities, scholarships and financial aid, and tax benefits and credits. Annotation ©2019 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
  • Omnigraphics Inc

    Consumer health information for people with disabilities and their caregivers about impairments caused by birth defects, sensory and communication disorders, learning disabilities, chronic illness, injury, and trauma, along with facts about assistive technologies, special education and legal, employment, and financial issues. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources.


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