Printer Friendly

Financial aid for the disabled and their families, 1990-1991.


Financial Aid for the Disabled and Their Families provides comprehensive information in a single source about the nearly 950 resources set aside specifically for the disabled or members of their family...

It presents more than 1,200 references and cross-references to scholarships, fellowships, loans, grants, awards, internships, state sources of benefits, and general financial aid directories.

The Directory is divided into four separate sections: a descriptive list of financial aid programs designed primarily or exclusively for the disabled and their families; a list of state sources of benefits; an annotated bibliography of directories listing general financial aid programs; and a set of five indexes.

"Financial Aid Programs Designed for the Disabled and Their Families," the first section of the directory, provides nearly 950 references and cross-references to a surprisingly wide variety of financial aid programs designed primarily or exclusively for the disabled and their families. The programs described are sponsored by federal and state government agencies, professional organizations, foundations, educational associations, and military/veterans organizations. They are open to applicants at any level (high school through postdoctoral) for such activities as education, research, travel, training, career development, or innovative effort. All areas of the sciences, social sciences, and humanities are covered.

Gail Ann Schlachter & R. David Weber, Reference Service Press, San Carlos Industrial Park, 1100 Industrial Road, Ste. 9, San Carlos, Calif. 94070, (415) 594-0743. 309 pages, [C] 1990. $35.00/cloth.
COPYRIGHT 1990 EP Global Communications, Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 1990 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:excerpt
Author:Schlachter, Gail Ann; Weber, R. David
Publication:The Exceptional Parent
Article Type:Directory
Date:Oct 1, 1990
Previous Article:Access to Mass Transit for Blind and Visually Impaired Travelers.
Next Article:Seating problem solved!

Related Articles
What has the Social Security Administration done for you lately? Maybe more than you know.
Open your doors to the disabled - it's the law.
Supporting providers of in-home care: the needs of families with relatives who are disabled.
No Pity.
Health care reform: what does it actually say about disabilities?
Predicting the likelihood of job placement: a short-term perspective.

Terms of use | Copyright © 2017 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters