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Enabling America: assessing the role of rehabilitation science and engineering (chapters 1, 2 & 6)

Author: Brandt, E. N., Pope, A. M.
Type: Edited Book
Year: 1997


This report describes general priorities for rehabilitation science and engineering as - strengthening the science, focusing on the enabling and disabling process, and transferring technology. The report also describes a new model of the enabling-disabling process, including clear reference to the importance of environment in causing, preventing and reducing disability.

Further Details

Pages: 1-23
Publish Location: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: National Academy Press
ISBN/ISSN: 0309063744
Accession Number: 26.07.05
Notes: Contents: Executive summary - 1.Introduction - 2. Maginitude of cost of disability in America - 6. Disability and the environment
Keywords: mobility, North America
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