Title

New Technologies and the Employment of Disabled Persons

Year

1992

Publisher

International Labour Office

Note

Pt. I. Introduction. 1. The task before us / Monroe Berkowitz and H. Allan Hunt -- 2. The background and setting / H. Allan Hunt and Monroe Berkowitz -- Pt. II. New technology training programmes for disabled persons. 3. New technology training programmes for disabled persons in Great Britain / Paul Cornes, Michael Floyd and Georg Boeckenfoerde -- 4. The effect of new technology on the employment of blind and visually impaired persons in four western European countries / Lawrence A. Scadden -- 5. Factors associated with the traditional rehabilitation centre's ability to train disabled persons for advanced technology occupations / Michael J. Leahy and Robert Leneway -- Pt. III. New access technology and the employment of disabled persons. 6. Computer-based technology for disabled persons in working life : a holistic approach / Jan Breeding and Ulf Keijer -- 7. The contribution of new access technology to the employment of disabled persons in Japan / Shinichi Okada and Takeshi Yatougo -- 8. New technologies and the employment of disabled persons in Israel / Emanuel Chigier -- Pt. IV. Placement and employment of disabled persons trained in new technologies. 9. New technologies and the employment of disabled persons in four developed countries / Jacques Dawans -- 10. New technology in rehabilitation : a Hungarian perspective / Gyorgy Konczei -- Pt. V. What we have learnt. 11. Conclusions and recommendations / Monroe Berkowitz and H. Allan Hunt.

Sponsorship

International Labour Office

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Workers compensation and disability; Disability

 

Citation

Hunt, H. Allan, and Monroe Berkowitz, eds. 1992. "New Technologies and the Employment of Disabled Persons." Geneva: International Labour Office.