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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: disabilities, ada, americans, employment, psychiatric
Number of Pages: 139
Published: 1994-06-01
ISBN-10: 0788108603
ISBN-13: 9780788108600

An evaluation of the current efforts under the ADA in the area of psychiatric disabilities & employment, & a review of the data that may assist future implementation. Conclusion is that the current level of guidance, technical assistance, & research activities are unlikely to optimally assist employers & people with psychiatric disabilities in exercising their rights & responsibilities under the law. Describes a variety of workplace accommodations that may be useful to people with psychiatric disabilities. Glossary. Illustrated.
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Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: disabilities, americans, employment, psychiatric
Number of Pages: 136
Published:
ISBN-10: 1428920633
ISBN-13: 9781428920637
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Author: U.S. Department of Justice
Publisher: GPO FCIC
Keywords: ada, disabilities, americans
Number of Pages: 40
Published: 2005-01-01
ISBN-10: 1612210554
ISBN-13: 9781612210551

Explains how the ADA protects the civil rights of persons with disabilities at work and in public places.
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Author: Barbara D. Bovjberg
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: impediments, challenges, remain, potential, places, disabilities, polling, voters
Number of Pages: 47
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437917895
ISBN-13: 9781437917895

Fed. law generally requires polling places to be accessible to all eligible voters, incl. those with disabilities. In response, states and localities have implemented provisions and practices addressing the accessibility of polling places. However, during the 2000 fed. election, only 16% of polling places had no potential impediments to access for people with disabilities. Fed. law required polling places to have at least one voting system accessible for people with disabilities. This report determined: (1) the proportion of polling places that have features that might facilitate or impede acc
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Author: Dennis Moore
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: treatment, disabilities, improvement, cognitive, protocol, physical, disorder, people, substance
Number of Pages: 179
Published: 2000-01
ISBN-10: 0788185888
ISBN-13: 9780788185885

Intended to enhance treatment providers' knowledge concerning people who have a physical or cognitive disability in addition to their substance use disorder. Explains the issues involved in treating people with coexisting disabilities. Discusses how to screen for coexisting disabilities & how to adapt substance use disorder screenings for clients who have a disability. Discusses treatment planning & counseling, & how treatment can be modified to meet the particular needs of people with coexisting disabilities. Discusses forming linkages with other service providers, & the proper language to us
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Author: Mirey Ovadiya
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: sierra, leone, disabilities, people, stigma, neglect, escaping
Number of Pages: 56
Published: 2009-05
ISBN-10: 0821379186
ISBN-13: 9780821379189

People with disabilities in Sierra Leone are disadvantaged in regards to their access to social services and the economic opportunities available to them. Oftentimes, they are marginalized and their rights are ignored. The government of Sierra Leone is taking measures to improve the social and economic situation of people with disabilities in the country. The objective of this note on people with disabilities in Sierra Leone is to: (i) provide a diagnosis on the scale and nature of the problem, (ii) analyze current public policies in support of people with disabilities, (iii) review public and
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Author: Daniel Bertoni
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: disabilities, highlights, forum, adults, participation, could, increase, work, actions
Number of Pages: 58
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437937411
ISBN-13: 9781437937411

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) calls for the full participation of individuals with disabilities in society, including the workforce. Yet, many barriers exist that may prevent them from staying connected or returning to employment. For instance, eligibility requirements for receiving public disability benefits or health coverage are not always consistent with helping to keep individuals at work or facilitating their return. Also, employers may not know how to accommodate employees with disabilities or may lack financial incentives to do so. This report presents policy options and ac
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