National organizations concerned with visually and physically handicapped persons
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Published by Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped in Washington .
Written in English


  • People with disabilities -- United States -- Societies, etc. -- Directories.

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At head of title: Reference services.

Statement[prepared by Reference Section, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress ; compiled by Carol Keys].
SeriesReference circular ; 78-2, Reference circular -- no. 78-2..
ContributionsKeys, Carol., Library of Congress. National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped. Reference Section.
The Physical Object
Pagination17 p. ;
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17067803M

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A center focussed on promoting 1) inclusive policies, systems and environments that support the needs of people with disabilities; and 2) improved health behaviors (i.e., physical activity and nutrition) and better weight management strategies for addressing obesity in children and adults with disabilities. Oct 16,  · The current classification awards 20, 30 or 40% disability to persons with normal vision in one eye but fails to categorize many visual combinations [Table 2]. Forty percent disability will enable one-eyed persons to compete for benefits and concessions with the severely visually disabled, to the disadvantage of the latter. The National Library Service for the Blind and Print Disabled (NLS) is a free library program of braille and audio materials such as books and magazines circulated to eligible borrowers in the United States and American citizens living abroad by postage-free mail and online download. Centers for Rehabilitation and Community Services. Visually Impaired Preschool Services (VIPS Indiana) provides early intervention and educational services to children who are blind and visually impaired from birth to age 5. VIPS also provides parent and family support through educational tools, accessible networking.