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DISABILITY, REHABILITATION AND SOCIAL WORK: The Indian Scenario

The book is a collection of papers on disability written by the author over last two and half decades, alongside his association with many national and international organizations working in the area of disability and community-based rehabilitation (CBR) projects.
CBR aims at rehabilitation of people with disability and enabling them to actively participate in local communities and access resources made available to them. The book discusses CBR as a strategy for the holistic rehabilitation of people with disability. The thrust of papers included in this volume is rehabilitation and disability attitudes in village communities.
It overviews the disability scenario in India and discusses various possibilities of improving their quality of life. The book should be useful to a wide range of scholars from different disciplines but having a common concern for disability rehabilitation.

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The book is a collection of papers on disability written by the author over last two and half decades, alongside his association with many national and international organizations working in the area of disability and community-based rehabilitation (CBR) projects.
CBR aims at rehabilitation of people with disability and enabling them to actively participate in local communities and access resources made available to them. The book discusses CBR as a strategy for the holistic rehabilitation of people with disability. The thrust of papers included in this volume is rehabilitation and disability attitudes in village communities.
It overviews the disability scenario in India and discusses various possibilities of improving their quality of life. The book should be useful to a wide range of scholars from different disciplines but having a common concern for disability rehabilitation.
CONTENTS
• Disability Rehabilitation in India
• Psychosocial Interventions for Community Development
• Varieties of Research Methods
• Indian Traditional Culture and Disability Rehabilitation
• Cultural Beliefs and Family Care of the Children with Disability
• Disability–Poverty Nexus: Psychosocial Impediments to Participatory Development of the Disabled
• Relevance and Efficacy of Community-based Rehabilitation
• Development of Disability-Attitudes-Beliefs-Behaviours (DABB) Measures
• Social Interventions to Moderate Discriminatory Attitude: The Case of the Physically Challenged in India
• Measurement, Change and Implications of Disability Attitudes
• Participatory Evaluation of CBR Projects in India
• Bringing Up a Child with Disability: Experiences of an Indian Family
• Moving Ahead and Looking into the Future

Edition

2018 Hardcover

ISBN

9788131609484

Pages

248

Author

Ajit K Dalal

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