This book deals with a burning issue of social discrimination against persons with disabilities. This is an important issue of concern in any civilized society of the entier world. Discrimination is the biggest social problem all over the world and in India the effect of social and psychological disability due to labels, social stigma, bais, prejudice and discrimination among PWDs is overwhelming. Many alarming issues of social discrimination relation to disability are discussed at length. Various remedial measures, legislative measures, rehabilitation approaches are described in details for the be very useful for Psychologists social workers, special Educators, Therapists, Community Workers, Parents, Students, Researchers and also persons with Disabilities.
About the Author:
Prof Sushil Kumar Goel: M. A. (Psy), M. A. (Phil), B.Sc., B.Lib.Sc., CPR (Distn), CTW (New York), PGDMIT (Distn), Ph.D. (Psy.) from Delhi University; Dean of Instructions (2009) Prof. &Head, (Deptt. of Education), Regional Institute of Education, Bhopal (2007-2008); Prof. &Head, (Deptt. of Extension Education), Regional Institute of Education, Bhopal (2007- 2008); Prof. & Head ( Humanities, Science & Education, PSSCIVE, Bhopal) Prof. of Special Education in PSSCIVE, Bhopal (Sept. 2003-2007); Prof. Incharge (Special Education Unit) (1198-2003); Reader Incharge (Special Education Unit) (1986-98) in Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneshwar; Scientist in DRDO, New Delhi (1970-86); Psychologist (Head, Evaluation Division) in Vocational Rehabilitation Center for Handicapped, New Delhi (1979-80); Guest Faculty Member in IPH, New Delhi (1975-1977); Honorary Consultant in Model School for Mentally Deficient Children, New Delhi; Section for Special Children in Lajpat Bhawan, New Delhi; Okhla Center, New Delhi.