Disability Series: Physical Disability and Rehabilitation Sourcebook

Editor: Williams, Angela L.
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $45.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $67.50
ISBN: 978-0-7808-1765-4
Category: Health & Medicine - Rehabilitation & Therapy
Image Count: 4
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Provides an overview of the types of disability that limit an individual's physical functioning, mobility, dexterity, and stamina, either as a structural or functional impairment. The characteristics of specific physical disability are outlined and examples of the ways in which physical disability affects individuals are explained, along with information on how to find government and local disability programs and resources.

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Table of Contents

    • Preface
    • Part 1: Understanding Disabilities
    • Chapter 1—What Is a Disability?
    • Chapter 2—Disability and Illness
    • Chapter 3—Disability Types
    • Chapter 4—Impact of Disability on Society
    • Chapter 5—Disability Inclusion
    • Chapter 6—Disability and Health Overview
    • Part 2: Conditions Leading to Physical Disabilities
    • Chapter 7—Physical Disability: An Overview
    • Chapter 8—Cerebral Palsy
    • Chapter 9—Amputations
    • Chapter 10—Brain and Spinal Tumors
    • Chapter 11—Cystic Fibrosis
    • Chapter 12—Multiple Sclerosis
    • Chapter 13—Muscular Dystrophy
    • Chapter 14—Parkinson Disease
    • Chapter 15—Peripheral Neuropathy
    • Chapter 16—Polio
    • Chapter 17—Spina Bifida
    • Chapter 18—Spinal Cord Injury
    • Chapter 19—Spinocerebellar Ataxia
    • Chapter 20—Tourette Syndrome
    • Chapter 21—Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Chapter 22—Upper and Lower Limb Reduction Defects
    • Part 3: Living with Physical Disability
    • Chapter 23—Disability and Health-Related Conditions
    • Chapter 24—Disability and Healthy Living
    • Chapter 25—Physical Disability and Sexuality
    • Chapter 26—Cigarette Smoking among Adults with Disabilities
    • Chapter 27—Frequently Asked Questions
    • Part 4: Rehabilitation and Support Services for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 28—Physical Disability Rehabilitation
    • Chapter 29—Rehabilitative and Assistive Technology
    • Chapter 30—Disability Compensation
    • Chapter 31—Benefits for Children with Disabilities
    • Chapter 32—Social Security Disability Insurance Benefits
    • Chapter 33—Financial Assistance for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 34—Housing Support for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 35—Transportation for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 36—Finding Meaningful Employment
    • Chapter 37—Disability and Health Information for Women with Disabilities
    • Chapter 38—Disability and Health Information for People with Disabilities
    • Chapter 39—Disability and Health Information for Family Caregivers
    • Part 5: Additional Resources
    • Chapter 40—Organizations That Provide Help for People with Disabilities