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close this bookDisabled Village Children - A Guide for Community Health Workers, Rehabilitation Workers, and Families (Hesperian Foundation, 1999, 676 p.)
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Open this folder and view contentsPART 1: WORKING WITH THE CHILD AND FAMILY: Information on Different Disabilities
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By David Werner
with the help of many friends


Drawings by the author

Library of Congress Cataloging in Publication Data

Includes Index
1. Medicine, Popular - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
2. Rehabilitation - Handbooks, manuals, etc.
3. Community Health Aids - Handbooks, manuals, etc.

Catalog Card No.: 86-81738

Werner, David, 1943 - Disabled Village Children

Palo Alto, CA: Hesperian Foundation
672 p.
ISBN: 0-942364-06-6


The Hesperian Foundation
P.O. Box 11577
Berkeley, CA 94712-2577

Copyright © 1987 by the Hesperian Foundation
2nd edition, 5th printing February 1999

The Hesperian Foundation encourages others to copy reproduce or adapt to meet local needs, any or all parts of this book, including the illustrations, provided the parts reproduced are distributed free or at cost - not for profit.

Any organization or person who wishes to copy, reproduce, or adapt, any or all parts of this book for commercial purposes, must first obtain permission to do so from the Hesperian Foundation.

Please contact the Hesperian Foundation before beginning any translation or adaptation to avoid duplication of efforts, and for suggestions about adapting the information in this book. The Foundation would appreciate receiving a copy of any materials in which text or illustrations from this book have been used.

This book is dedicated to disabled children everywhere, with the hope that they and their families will help lead the world to be more loving, understanding, and just for everyone.


This book is an attempt to pull together basic information to help you meet the needs of village children with a wide range of disabilities.

We have done the best we can, given our limitations. We know the book is not perfect and that it has weaknesses and perhaps some mistakes.

We urge anyone reviewing or using the book, whether a disabled person, parent, health worker, or professional, to send us all your criticism and suggestions. Help us to make improvements for a later edition. Thank you.