Friday, September 03, 2004

New publication! Independent Living and Self- Help in 2003: A Global Snapshot of a Social Change Movement

WID's 131 page report features articles and research on how disability groups are using independent living principles to improve their living conditions in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. Also included is the International Independent Living Timeline spanning 1755 to 2003, and a selected international bibliography.
The International Independent Living Timeline began as a project of the 1999 International Summit on Independent Living, organized by Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU). Held in Washington D.C., participants from fifty countries provided information about milestones in the independent living movement. The result is an indispensable research tool that helps track 1) precursors or prerequisites to an independent living movement in various countries, and 2) the influence of external political events and international and regional collaboration. IDEAS project staff have recently updated the timeline, which is printed in this volume.

The entire volume features original papers, as well as reprinted papers from the IDEAS online magazine ( and other journals. In addition to regional reports, countries featured include Brazil, Canada, China, Japan, Mozambique, South Africa and the U.S.
"This entire volume so clearly demonstrates the value of international exchange of experience to advance the status of disabled people worldwide," says Tomas Lagerwall, secretary general of Rehabilitation International. "I have witnessed the many positive effects of this movement, first in Europe and now in the U.S. and am certain we still have much to learn from each other."
A Global Snapshot is a product of the International Disability Exchanges and Studies (IDEAS) project, a five year collaboration of WID; Rehabilitation International (RI); Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU); and the Inter-American Institute on Disability (IID). It is funded by the U.S. National Institute for Disability and Rehabilitation Research.

Copies of this report are available in print or alternative formats from or (510)251-4309.(Shipped in the U.S. is $30.13. Shipped by international surface is $34.96; allow 4-6 weeks. Shipped by international air is $39.25. Sliding scale is available for developing countries.)


Anonymous said...

I like your blog. Thank you. They are really great . Ermunterung ++ .
Some new style Puma Speed is in fashion this year.
chaussure puma is Puma shoes in french . Many Franzose like seach “chaussure sport” by the internet when they need buy the Puma Shoes Or nike max shoes. The information age is really convenient .

By the way ,the nike max ltd is really good NIKE air shoes ,don’t forget buy the puma mens shoes and nike air max ltd by the internet when you need them . Do you know Nike Air Shoes is a best Air Shoes . another kinds of Nike shoes is better . For example , Nike Air Rift is good and Cheap Nike Shoes .the nike shox shoes is fitting to running.

Spring is coming, Do you think this season is not for Ugg Boots? maybe yes .but this season is best time that can buy the cheap ugg boots. Many sellers are selling discounted. Do not miss . Please view my fc2 blog and hair straighteners blog.
.thank you .

I like orange converse shoes ,I like to buy the cheap converse shoes by the internet shop . the puma shoes and the adidas shoes (or addidas shoes) are more on internet shop .i can buy the cheap nike shoes and cheap puma shoes online. It’s really convenient.
Many persons more like Puma basket shoes than nike air rift shoes . the Puma Cat shoes is a kind of Cheap Puma Shoes .
If you want to buy the Cheap Nike Air shoes ,you can buy them online. They are same as the Nike Air shoes authorized shop. Very high-caliber Air shoes and puma cat shoes . the cheap puma shoes as same as other.

polo shirts

ralph lauren polo shirts
chaussure puma
chaussure sport chaussures pumapuma CATed hardy clothing ed hardy clothesed hardy womens ed hardy sunglassesugg bootscheap ugg boots

Anonymous said...

I agree with you. good job. i have a ed hardy online store, I offer great brands at great may buy the ed hardy womens shirt in discount price these days .it's good gift for your girl . the best hot item is spyder jackets in the autumn.but some guy think the cheap columbia jackets better.

Anonymous said...

The word "shanzhai" is very popular in China. It is industry phenomenon of imitation, high quality and low price. Moreover, cell phones are the representative of them.The global financial crisis led to a significant shrinkage of assets for people. "china wholesale" demonstrate the might. most of them would like buy the cheap cell phones now .

Through google search engine, when you put in "discount cell phones", you will find more than 15,000 pieces of related information. Cell phone china has been concerned in the world. Many international sellers can get a considerable profit by ways of wholesale cell phones from China and switch selling. So it is a very good job on cell phones wholesale in the current financial crisis.