Information Services for People with Developmental Disabilities (inbunden)
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Walling, Linda
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Information Services for People with Developmental Disabilities (inbunden)

Information Services for People with Developmental Disabilities

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Developmental disabilities are the most numerous of disabilities, and they are exceptionally complex. This professional reference overviews developmental disabilities, discusses the information needs of people with developmental disabilities, and provides practical guidance to librarians and information professionals who serve them. Particular attention is given to the ramifications of the Americans with Disabilities Act for librarians. The first part of the book defines and describes developmental disabilities from perspectives relevant to librarians and information professionals. The second part examines key life issues that have a major impact on people with developmental disabilities. This section emphasizes the current trend toward the inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in mainstream society. References to related information sources are included throughout. The third part looks at disabilities from the perspective of the library or other information agency. An appendix lists organizations, agencies, businesses, and libraries that provide additional materials.
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?This is a useful to the professional reading collection of any library aiming to serve users with developmental disabilities.?-ALR "This is a useful to the professional reading collection of any library aiming to serve users with developmental disabilities."-ALR

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LINDA LUCAS WALLING is Professor in the College of Library and Information Science at the University of South Carolina. She has authored and edited several books and articles on library services for people with disabilities. MARILYN M. IRWIN is Director of the Center for Disability Information and Referral at the Institute for the Study of Developmental Disabilities, and a part-time Assistant Professor in the School of Library and Information Science at Indiana University.


Preface Doing What Works: An Introduction by Linda Lucas Walling Developmental Disabilities: Lifelong, Severe, and Alterable by Linda Lucas Walling The Issues Introduction by Marilyn M. Irwin Young Children: Intervention and Education by Susan M. Klein Education by Marilyn M. Irwin Technology by Kieth C. Wright Living in the Community by Marilyn M. Irwin The Role of Leisure Time by Ruth O'Donnell and Laura J. Hodges Transportation by Carol Melvin Pate, Karen Bruner Stroup, and Janet Stout Everly Employment by Marilyn M. Irwin Aging People with Developmental Disabilities by Phyllis Kultgen Library and Information Services Introduction by Linda Lucas Walling Toys, Games, and Other Tangibles: Library Provision and Use by Marilyn Karrenbrock Stauffer Sharing Literature with Children Who Have Developmental Disabilities by Coy K. Hunsucker The School Media Center's Role in Meeting the Needs of Youth with Disabilities by Shirley G. Fitzgibbons Helping Adults with Mental Retardation Satisfy Their Information Needs by Dennis Norlin Recreational Reading for Adults with Mental Retardation by Mary L. Cruce and Linda Lucas Walling Outreach, Special Needs Centers, and Mainstreaming Services: Options for Public Library Service by Stewart Wells Managing Successful Public Library Services for Information Access by Mary A. Roatch Academic Libraries and Students with Developmental Disabilities by Linda A. Koldenhoven and Darlo J. Koldenhoven Equipping Self-Advocates with Effective Information Access Skills by Brantley Cagle, Jr. The Information Needs of Employers Planning to Comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act by Christopher Lewis Institution Libraries: Serving a Changing Clientele by Linda Lucas Walling Information Centers: A Series of Cameos by Linda Lucas Walling Standards and Guidelines for Information Service by Ruth O'Donnell Conclusion by Marilyn M. Irwin Appendix Select Bibliography Index