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Enabling environments: Measuring the impact of environment on disability and rehabilitation

Author: Steinfeld, E., Danford, G. S.
Type: Edited Book
Year: 1999


This book includes representative works within the emerging research area of disability and physical environment. New areas of research have included disability rights education, the independent-living movement, deinstitutionalization and the development of functional assessment methodology. The impact of this research is evident in the integration of environmental variables within rehabilitation research and practice, as well as the promotion of independent living through environmental interventions.

Further Details

Publish Location: New York
Publisher: Kluwer Academic, Plenum
ISBN/ISSN: 0306458918
Accession Number: July, 2011
Research Notes: For other locations see
Keywords: HousingmodificationolderdisableddesignuniversalNorth America
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