Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date

1962

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department

Education

Abstract

This study will attempt to gather information concerning the vocational and social adjustment of former student-patients of the Crippled Children’s Hospital and School, and will be directed towards the following goals: (1) Acquisition of information about the social, physical, and vocational status of former student-patients (2) Acquisition of information that will enable the total rehabilitation program of this center to be more adequately evaluated (3) Acquisition of information that will be of value to the center in evaluating admissions policies (4) Acquisition of information that will be useful in guidance of present and future student-patients (5) Acquisition of information that will clarify the role that the hospital-school has in meeting social needs (6) Acquisition of information that will be useful when compared with the results of future research. As a result, the purpose of this study was to secure data pertaining to the social and vocational adjustment of former student-patients of the Crippled Children’s Hospital and School, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Questionnaires were sent to those former student-patients who were 18 years of age or older at the time of the stud. There were 92 individuals included in the study. Questionnaires were returned containing data about 75 of these former student-patients, 73 of whom were living, and two of whom were deceased.

Library of Congress Subject Headings

People with disabilities -- South Dakota
People with disabilities -- Employment -- South Dakota
People with disabilities -- Recreation -- South Dakota

Description

Includes bibliographical references

Format

application/pdf

Number of Pages

66

Publisher

South Dakota State University

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