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Reaching the needs of people with visual disabilities

Pamela C. Williams

Reaching the needs of people with visual disabilities

by Pamela C. Williams

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Published by HMSO in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Visually handicapped -- Services for -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Pamela C. Williams ; edited by Jan Waterson and Graham Willetts.
    ContributionsWaterson, Jan., Willetts, Graham., Royal National Institute for the Blind.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (loose-leaf)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22222226M
    ISBN 100117018317

    Accessible technologies are also a matter of equity for people with disabilities, regardless of age. One of the goals of Healthy People is a reduction in the proportion of people with disabilities who report that they do not have the assistive devices and technologies that they need (DHHS, ; see also DHHS [undated]). Many people who have disabilities can face a variety of challenges when job hunting, going on interviews, and working an office job. To get a more in-depth look at this issue, Insider spoke to individuals who have a variety of disabilities and who work in many different industries.

      When special needs kids are young, it’s easy to sentimentalize their disability as something that’s oh-so-precious and dear. It’s easy to think that God gave them their disability in order to help the church be more caring, or to somehow show us a simpler and purer person than those of us with the mental ability to really be sinful. Moot Court Team. As am a member of the Canadian National Institute for the Blind’s National Youth Council, I advocate for fewer barriers for and empowerment of people with disabilities. I have written a book, Diffability: The Liberation of Potential, which discusses common misconceptions about disability and how to overcome them. My visual.

      Consequently, people don’t need to completely satisfy one need in order for the next need in the hierarchy to emerge. Maslow suggests that, at any given time, most people tend to have each of their needs partly met—and that needs lower on the hierarchy are typically the ones that people have made the most progress towards. Meeting the Needs of Special Education Students: Recommendations for the Race to the Top Consortia and States 3 widespread instructional issues for all students, including those with disabilities. This paper identifies several actions for the Race to the Top assessment consortia to take to meet the needs of special education students.


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