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ILRU -- Independent Living Research Utilization
Resource Materials on Independent Living



     INSIDE:

          Directories and General Information     1

          Recent Publications 1

          Issues in Independent Living Series     2

          Expanding Your Management Foundation:  Readings in
Management Literature    4

          Staying on Track: ILC Management Series 4

          Issues in Rural Independent Living 6

          ILRU Field Work:  Technical Assistance Brochures  6

          ILRU Field Work: Independent Living Programs 7

          Independent Living with Attendant Care  8

          Other Personal Assistance Resource Materials 9

          University Center for International Rehabilitation
Publications   11

          Poster Series  12

          Audio-Visual   12

          Obtaining Out-of-Print Materials   13



     ILRU Houston
     2323 S. Shepherd, Suite 1000, Houston, TX 77019
     ILRU  RESOURCE  MATERIALS  ON  INDEPENDENT  LIVING


     ILRU's staff and associates have developed a variety of
resource materials related to independent living. These materials
include books, handbooks in three-ring notebook binders,
monographs, brochures, videotapes, and posters.

     This brochure is designed to provide information about the
products, including brief descriptions, prices, and procedures
for ordering. In addition to developing resource materials, ILRU
staff respond to inquiries related to independent living.  All
publications are also available on standard-size audio cassette. 

     Established in 1977, ILRU is a national resource center for
information, training, research, and technical assistance on
independent living.  ILRU is a program of TIRR, The Institute for
Rehabilitation and Research in Houston, Texas.

Directories and General Information


     Richards, Laurel, Peg Nosek, and Yilin Zhu. Directory of
Independent Living Centers & Related Organizations. Houston: ILRU
Program, 1978.

     This Directory is a comprehensive listing of over 400
programs providing independent living services in the U.S. and
Canada. A new volume is published each January and is updated
throughout the year. The Directory identifies programs by state,
listing each program's name and address, telephone and TTY
number, and executive director.

     Three-hole punched, 41 pages: $10.00.

     Gerken, Laurie, Laurel Richards, and Margaret Nosek.  An
Orientation to Independent Living Centers.  Houston:  ILRU
Program, 1987.

     This excellent brochure gives an overview of the independent
living movement and philosophy, introduces the reader to the
services independent living centers offer, and provides
suggestions for locating these valuable resources in any area.

     Brochure: 50 cents.


Recent Publications


     Jarrett, James E. and ILRU Program. Questions and Answers
About Telecommuting for Persons with Disabilities: A Guide for
People with Disabilities.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1996.

     A guide for persons with disabilities who want more
information about telecommuting, the practice of working at home
or at a satellite office site instead of a central work site.

Soft-bound, 19 pages: $5.00
E-mail version: No charge. Contact
JarrettJ@msmail.bus.utexas.edu.



     Jarrett, James E. and ILRU Program. Questions and Answers
About Telecommuting for Persons with Disabilities: A Guide for
Employers.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1996.

     A resource guide for employers who want more information
about telecommuting as an option for reasonable accommodation for
their employees with disabilities.

Soft-bound, 19 pages: $5.00
E-mail version: No charge. Contact
JarrettJ@msmail.bus.utexas.edu.



     Disability Media Calendar.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1996.  

     The calendar is filled with over 100 entries that mark
milstones in rehabilitation, independent living, and disability
rights--covering everything from technology to entertainment. 
With this innovative media relations tool, you'll have an entire
year's worth of important facts and information to help you
convince print, television, and radio journalists to do "another
story on disability."

     $5.00 each.

     Kailes, June Isaacson and Darrell Jones. A Guide to Planning
Accessible Meetings.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1993.

     A complete guide for planning a barrier-free event. Topics
include ADA requirements and tax incentives, working with
facility staff, accommodations, communications, seating/speaking
arrangements, and many others.

     Three-ring binder, 168 pages: $25.00.

Issues in Independent Living Series


     Barker, Linda Toms, Maya Altman, and Andrea Youngdahl.
Dimensions in Peer Counseling: Observations from the National
Evaluation of Independent Living Centers. Issues in Independent
Living No. 7.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1987.

     This monograph in ILRU's Issues in Independent Living series
was written by the Berkeley Planning Associates staff involved in
the national evaluation. This study of peer counseling service
provision presents an overview of basic variations--ways of
delivering services, qualities required of people serving as peer
counselors, methods of supervising services--of how peer
counseling services are managed in independent living centers
across the country.

     Soft-bound, 36 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Smith, Quentin, Laura W. Smith, Kym King, Lex Frieden, and
Laurel Richards. Health Care Reform, Independent Living, and
People With Disabilities. Issues in Independent Living No. 11. 
Houston: ILRU Program, 1993.

     This report discusses the current health care reform
movement and specific issues for independent living centers and
individuals with comprehensive, chronic health care needs. Topics
include personal assistance services, implications for employment
options, and consumer control.

     Soft-bound, 29 pages: No charge.

     Curtis, Bruce. How to Set Up An Independent Living Program:
Twenty-seven Questions and Answers. Issues in Independent Living
No. 2.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1980.

     This monograph was written in 1979 in response to nationwide
requests for information about starting centers. It addresses on
a very practical level basic issues and concerns faced by people
who are involved in setting up an independent living center.

     Soft-bound, 16 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Petal, Marla. Independent Living and Deafness: Incorporating
Deaf Clients into the Independent Living Network. Issues in
Independent Living No. 1.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1980.

     This monograph in ILRU's Issues in Indepen dent Living
series addresses the need for indepen dent living centers to
include people with hearing impairments among their service
constituency. It includes an annotated checklist of services that
the author has identified as minimal requirements for independent
living on the part of a person with deafness. It concludes with
profiles of five programs (not independent living centers) which
provide independent living services to this population.

     Soft-bound, 29 pages: $5.00.



     Muzzio, Timothy. Independent Living and Evaluation: Basic
Principles for Developing a Useful System. Issues in Independent
Living No. 3.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1981.

     This monograph in ILRU's Issues in Independent Living series
provides practical advice for designing an effective,
uncomplicated evaluation system for an independent living center.
It presents a "nuts-and-bolts" rather than a theoretical approach
to evaluation and is intended for persons who have had limited
exposure to evaluation theory.

     Soft-bound book, 19 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Sigelman, Carol and Jerry Parham.Independent Living and
Mental Retardation: The Role of the Independent Living Program.
Issues in Independent Living No. 4.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1981.

     This monograph is an introductory study of the role
independent living centers can play in assisting persons with
retardation to achieve lives of greater independence. Designed
for persons who have limited familiarity with the field of mental
retar-dation, it provides a brief history of the movement and
describes the present mental retardation service network, giving
particular emphasis to services that pertain to independent
living.

     Soft-bound, 28 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Richards, Laurel. Independent Living in Rural  America: The
Real Frontier. Issues in Independent Living No. 6. Houston: ILRU
Program, 1986.

     This monograph examines the complexities of providing
independent living services in rural communities. It includes
discussion of barriers preventing people with disabilities in
rural areas from living independently, highlights of findings
from a comprehensive survey of 13 rural independent living
centers, and profiles of two very different rural centers. It
concludes with recommendations to increase independent living
services to rural disabled people.

     Soft-bound, 30 pages: $5.00.

     Shreve, Maggie. Peer Counseling in Independent Living
Centers: A Study of Service Delivery Variations. Issues in
Independent Living No. 10.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1991.

     The author examines different approaches to peer counseling
in six independent living centers and makes recommendations for
effective recruitment of individuals into long-term involvement
with counseling for independence. Included are suggested
definitions and terms associated with independent living peer
services as well as marketing, financing, and training
strategies.

     Soft-bound, 29 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Kailes, June Isaacson. Putting Advocacy Rhetoric Into
Practice: The Role of the Independent Living Center. Issues in
Independent Living No. 8.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1988.

     This is an extremely important work which should be read by
every member of the center staff and board of directors. It
explores reasons why advocacy should be high on a center's list
of priorities, discusses factors involved in establishing a
high-profile advocacy program (from setting a manageable agenda
to monitoring and evaluating activities to networking), and takes
a hard look at developing new leaders among consumers.

     Soft-bound, 35 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Michaels, Robert E. Title VII, Part A: A Survey of State
Independent Living Programs. Issues in Independent Living No. 9.
Houston: ILRU Program, 1989.

     Based on results of a 1988 survey of 72 state rehabilitation
agencies, this work provides an overview of how the different
states are using their Part A funds. It also examines criteria
used by states to determine eligibility to receive Part A funds
and use of state independent living councils in forming states'
plans to administer their Part A programs.

     Soft-bound, 15 pages: $5.00. 

Expanding Your Management Foundation:  Readings in Management
Literature 


     Rennick, Vikki, Laurel Richards, Ron House, and Quentin
Smith.  Readings in Financial Management.  Expanding Your
Management Foundation:  Readings in Management Literature, No. 1. 
Houston: ILRU Program, 1994.

     This collection of twelve readings in various aspects of
financial management designed to meet the complex needs of
managers of centers for independent living.  In a sampling of the
current literature, these articles cover topics in accounting,
budgeting and reserves, audit committees, volunteer staff, and
the specific financial management concerns of nonprofit
corporations.

Three-ring binder, 54 pages: $15.00.

                                                                  
          

     Jones, Darryl, Vikki Rennick, Ron House, Laurel Richards,
and Cynthia Dresden.  Readings in Strategic Planning.  Expanding
Your Management Foundation:  Readings in Management Literature,
No. 2.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1994.

     The second in a series of readings on management issues,
this collection focuses on the need for strategic planning in a
nonprofit corporation, when it may or may not be warranted, and
how to go about planning and executing an effective planning
process.  Also included are several examples of successful
strategic planning processes, the use of a mission statement,
trends in public relations, and the need to address ethical
issues in a strategic plan.

     Three-ring binder, 42 pages: $15.00.

     House, Ron, Vikki Rennick, Darrell Jones, Laurel Richards,
and Cynthia Dresden. Readings in Personnel Management:
Supervision Basics. Expanding Your Management Foundation:
Readings in Management Literature, No. 3. Houston: ILRU Program,
1996.

     A collection of 14 articles written by national experts in
supervisory management. Articles address ethics, motivating
employees, effective communication, delegating, and supervising
work teams.

     Three-ring binder, 50 pages: $XX.00.

                                                                  
          

     House, Ron, Vikki Rennick, Darrell Jones, Laurel Richards,
and Cynthia Dresden. Readings in Personnel Management: Hiring,
Diversity, and More. Expanding Your Management Foundation:
Readings in Management Literature, No. 4. Houston: ILRU Program,
1996.

     Sixteen articles in more specific issues of concern to
supervisors were selected for this publication.  Topics include
the ADA, Family and Medical Leave Act, HIV and AIDS in the
workplace, hiring, training, change, diversity, stress
management, performance appraisals, and termination.   

     Three-ring binder, 50 pages: $XX.00.




Staying on Track: ILC Management Series


     Denk, Jim, Maggie Shreve, Laurel Richards, Kym King, Laura
Smith, and Quentin Smith. "Applying Marketing Principles." 
Staying on Track: ILRU Management Support Series. Houston: ILRU
Program, 1994.

     Government funds are not the only funds available to
you--marketing your independent living center effectively does
not have to be a mystery. This publication presents some basic
strategies for funding a nonprofit service center, targeting and
achieving goals for expansion, and creating your own niche in the
community. 

     Three-hole punched, 37 pages: $5.00.


     Smith, Quentin and Laurel Richards. "Board Effectiveness in
Independent Living Centers." Staying on Track: ILRU Management
Support Series.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1987.

     This work examines ways boards of independent living centers
can be made more effective, including rightful division of
responsibility between the board and the executive director,
appropriate board-staff interaction, ways that a board can begin
to unravel and approaches to keep that from happening, among
other vital issues.  Written from the perspective of the
executive director.

     Three-hole punched, 29 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Meyer, Alan, and Quentin Smith. "Board Roles and
Responsibilities." Staying on Track: ILRU Management Support
Series.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1990.

     Essential reading for both long-time board members and for
those with no board experience at all, this work presents basic
information on what serving on the board of directors of an
independent living center entails. Section one covers basic board
responsibilities. Section two focuses on the board's role in
assuring that independent living philosophy is operationalized in
all aspects of center activities.

     Three-hole punched, 32 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Lachat, Mary Ann. "An Evaluation and Management Information
System for Independent Living."  Staying on Track: ILRU
Management Support Series.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1988.

     Written in response to requests for detailed  information
about CRM's management information system (MIS), it is intended
to help independent living center staff decide if it or any MIS
can help in collecting needed information. Also explained are
things that a center will need to have in place for the system to
work: the right hardware, the right software, the right attitude,
etc.

     Three-hole punched, 38 pages: $5.00. 

     Batavia, Andrew. "The Legal Liability of Independent Living
Centers." Staying on Track: ILRU Management Support Series. 
Houston: ILRU Program, 1989.

     This work focuses on actions which leave a center and its
staff and board open to liability lawsuits and presents common
sense ways to reduce risk. It covers general rules of liability, 
activities for which an independent living center can be held
legally liable, and when an attorney should be consulted.

     Three-hole punched, 21 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Smith, Quentin. "Liability Insurance Coverage for
Independent Living Centers." Staying on Track: ILRU Management
Support Series.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1989.

     This is a very practical publication that provides an
extensive examination of various kinds of liability insurance,
including automobile, property, malpractice, directors' and
officers' errors and omissions, volunteers, and several others.
It also gives examples from an independent living center setting
and makes suggestions on selecting an insurance agent.

     Three-hole punched, 85 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Shreve, Maggie. "Team Building: Sharing the Power in
Independent Living Centers." Staying on Track: ILRU Management
Support Series.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1988.

     This is a very practical nuts-and-bolts approach to the
subject of team building, and it is presented within the context
of an independent living center. It covers aspects of center
operations appropriate for team approaches, resolution of team
conflict, roles and responsibilities of team leaders, dealing
with team failure, evaluation of teams, and much more.

     Three-hole punched, 27 pages: $5.00. 

Issues in Rural Independent Living


     O'Day, Bonnie.  Attitudes.  Issues in Rural Independence,
No. 1.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1994.

     This first monograph in a series resulting from an extensive
field research project addresses perhaps the most significant
barrier to independent living:  attitudes.  Five innovative
programs concerned with changing attitudes toward people with
disabilities in rural communities are reviewed for their
effectiveness and replicability.

                                                                  
          

     Miller, Gayle.  Accessibility.  Issues in Rural
Independence, No. 2.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1994.

     This monograph outlines the efforts of several rural centers
for independent living to conduct individual and systems
advocacy, aid compliance with ADA regulations, and lower the
architectural, communication, and attitudinal barriers imposed by
the surrounding community.

                                                                  
          

     Donovan, Margaret and Michael L. Jones. Housing.  Issues in
Rural Independence, No. 3.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1994.

     A wide variety of exemplary programs and services
characterize these five innovative efforts by centers to address
the housing needs of people with disabilities in rural areas.

                                                                  
          

     Walden, Earl Jr., Deanna Roy, Bonnie O'Day. Transportation. 
Issues in Rural Independence, No. 4.  Houston: ILRU Program,
1994.

     Fourth in a series, this monograph examines the unique
transportation challenges facing people with disabilities and the
centers that serve them in rural communities.  Several successful
and highly replicable enterprises are featured.

                                                                  
          

     Young, Charles E. with Bonnie O'Day. Funding.  Issues in
Rural Independence, No. 5.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1995.

     Fundraising is a crucial concern of every center for
independent living.  This monograph presents several innovative
and successful approaches to obtaining funds from governmental
sources, donations, special events, and for-profit ventures
pioneered by rural centers.  Illustrated with the topical
cartoons of William Callahan. 

                                                                  
          

     Walden, Earl Jr.  Demonstration Sites.  Issues in Rural
Independence, No. 6. Houston: ILRU Program, 1995.

     This progress report looks at all six rural centers for
independent living identified as utilizing innovative programs
and services to address the needs of persons with disabilities in
their communities.  A general overview of the field research
project and its findings.

     Individual monographs are three-hole punched: $6.50 each;
series in binder: $30.00.



ILRU Field Work: Technical Assistance Brochures


     Sharp, David, Laurel Richards, Laurie Gerken, and Kathleen
Hampton. Constructing a Barrier-free Home. ILRU Field Work No. 3. 
Houston: ILRU Program, 1985.

     This is the third of a set of three brochures developed for
ILRU's National Technical Assistance Project for Rural
Independent Living. In this concise format, authors provide
information on modifying one's home to make it more accessible.
It includes basic accessibility requirements for key features
such as doorways, kitchens, bathrooms, cabinets, and ramps.

     Brochure: 50 cents.

                                                                  
          

     Bell, Guy, Laurel Richards, and Laurie Gerken. Disability
Issues: Organizing Community Support. ILRU Field Work No. 1. 
Houston: ILRU Program, 1985.

     This is the first of a set of three brochures developed for
ILRU's National Technical Assistance Project for Rural
Independent living. It presents practical suggestions for steps
to take in forming a community-based advocacy group.

     Brochure: 50 cents.
     Bell, Guy, Laurel Richards, and Laurie Gerken. Your Disabled
Child's Right to a Free Education. ILRU Field Work No. 2. 
Houston: ILRU Program, 1985.

     This is the second of a set of three brochures developed for
ILRU's National Technical Assistance Project for Rural
Independent Living. It summarizes federal provisions regarding
disabled children's rights to a free and appropriate education,
and it includes a list of support organizations and publications.

     Brochure: 50 cents.





ILRU Field Work:  Independent Living Programs


     The Inclusion of the Handicapped Person in Community Life: A
Program for Action Now.  Houston: The Institute for
Rehabilitation and Research, 1980.

     This document presents a plan to improve the quality of life
for people with disabilities by identifying problems and steps
that should be taken to resolve them. The plan was developed at
an international conference held in Houston in April 1980.
Contributing to the plan were representatives of organizations of
people with disabilities, sociologists, economists, architects,
industrial designers, physicians, lawyers, legislators, and human
service providers from around the world.

     Soft-bound book, 24 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Nosek, Peg and Laurel Richards. Independent Living Networks:
Development of a New Dimension in Advocacy. Occasional Paper No.
3.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1987.

     This study is an examination of networks of independent
living centers. It focuses on one national network, one regional
network, and six state networks. Presented is information on the
stages of network development, characteristics which networks
have in common (e.g., methods of communicating with members,
establishment of priorities, and development of advocacy
activities), and common sense observations on what makes networks
work and what does not.

     Soft-bound, 36 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     New Life Options: Independent Living and You. Washington,
D.C. and Houston: The Institute for Information Studies & ILRU
Program, 1979.

     This booklet describes new opportunities available to people
with severe disabilities as a result of the passage of the
Rehabilitation Act Amendments of 1978. Information is provided
about different kinds of independent living programs and sources
of technical assistance and financial support available to
organizations interested in establishing programs in their
communities.

     Soft-bound, 14 pages: $2.00. 

     Cole, Jean A., Jane C. Sperry, Mary Ann Board, and Lex
Frieden. New Options.  Houston: The Institute for Rehabilitation
and Research, 1979.

     The book explores processes through which severely
physically disabled individuals become independent members of the
community, and it examines the New Options project as one model
for teaching skills necessary for fully participating in
community life.

     Soft-bound, 113 pages: $4.00.

                                                                  
          

     Cole, Jean A., Jane C. Sperry, Mary Ann Board, and Lex
Frieden. New Options Training Manual.  Houston: The Institute for
Rehabilitation and Research, 1979.

     The manual deals with specific issues related to operating a
program to teach community living skills to severely physically
disabled individuals.

     Loose-leaf notebook, 129 pages: $6.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Nosek, Peg and Quentin Smith. On The Right Track:
Foundations for Operating an Independent Living Program. 
Houston: ILRU Program, 1982.

     This handbook of management procedures provides information
essential to establishing and operating independent living
centers. It is designed to help program administrators avoid such
pitfalls as high staff turnover, board-staff conflict, fiscal
mismanagement, risk resulting from inadequate insurance coverage,
and litigation arising from a variety of sources. 

     Loose-leaf notebook, 81 pages: $19.95.

                                                                  
          

     Kailes, June Isaacson. Disability Pride: The
Interrelationship of Self-Worth, Self-Empowerment, & Disability
Culture.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1993.

     The first in a series of advocacy and leadership development
manuals, this excellent publication discusses stereotypes,
development of positive individual and community self-images, and
the importance of language to disability rights and culture. The
author provides a three-session training model with concrete
goals and activities, suggestions for facilitators, and
thought-provoking quotes and articles.

     Three-hole punched, 88 pages: $5.00.


Independent Living with Attendant Care


     Board, Mary Ann, Jean A. Cole, Lex Frieden, and Jane C.
Sperry. Independent Living with Attendant Care. 3 Vols. Houston:
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, 1980.

         Vol. 1: "Guide for the Person with a Disability," 20
pages.

     Based on the personal experiences of the authors and other
persons with disabilities, this booklet offers suggestions for
all aspects of personal attendant care. Topics include models of
attendant care, hiring and training practices, and systems of
back-up care.

         Vol. 2: "A Message to Parents of Handicapped Youth," 12
pages.

     Second in a series, this booklet speaks to the problems
faced by parents of a child with a disability in their efforts to
provide both personal care and a solid foundation for an
independent lifestyle.

         Vol. 3: "A Guide for the Personal Care Attendant,"  24
pages.

     This third volume in a series speaks plainly about how to
understand disability, how to find work as a PCA, training, and
basic character types. Features a valuable guide to terminology.

     Soft-bound: $3.50 each;  $10.00 set.


Other Personal Assistance Resource Materials


     Margaret A. Nosek. Effect of Personal Assistance Services on
the Long-Term Health of a Rehabilitation Hospital Population.
1991.

     Presents the results of a study, done in collaboration with
the American Congress on Rehabilitation Medicine, on the extent
to which the frequency of health problems and preventable
complications of disability can be attributed largely to
inadequate personal assistance services. 

     13 pages: $1.50.

                                                                  
          

Nosek, Margaret A., ed. Expanding Attendant Care Options for
Disabled Texans. 1985.

     Presents discussions and recommendations on the state of the
art in attendant service systems. Detailed materials from a
conference on the establishment and day-to-day operations of
attendant service systems in California, Massachusetts, North
Carolina, Ohio, and Colorado are given, including process forms
and outcome statistics.

     282 pages: $20.00.

                                                                  
          

     Nosek, Margaret A. "Personal Assistance: Attendant
Services," in Toward Independence: An Assessment of Federal Laws
& Programs Affecting Persons with Disabilities--with Legislative
Recommendations: Appendix.  National Council on the Handicapped,
1986.

     A chapter from the Council's report to Congress presenting
definitions and information on need and costs, funding sources,
and issues surrounding delivery of attendant services. It
includes a list of criteria for a model national attendant
services program based on input from leaders in the field at a
national conference sponsored by the Council, as well as the
Council's recommendations to Congress.

     16 pages: $3.50.



     Margaret A. Nosek.  The Personal Assistance Dilemma for
People with Disabilities Living in Rural Areas.

     Presents the special problems with personal assistance faced
by people living in rural areas, where they are forced to rely
heavily on unpaid family, neighbors, and friends. When rural
consumers must seek help outside the family, they are poorly
prepared in managing these needs for themselves.

     Seven pages: $1.50.

                                                                  
          

     Margaret A. Nosek.  Personal Assistance: Key to
Employability of Persons with Physical Disabilities.  1990.

     Discusses the need for reliable, affordable personal
assistance to enable persons with disabilities to reach their
full employment potential. Gives recommendations to counselors on
how they can assist their clients to meet and finance their
personal assistance needs more effectively, how to change their
current arrangements if desired, and how to develop a backup
support network.

     Five pages: $2.50.

                                                                  
          

     Nosek, Margaret A. and Carol Potter. Personal Assistance
Satisfaction Index.  1991.

     A questionnaire designed to assess the adequacy of various
systems for delivering personal assistance services to persons
with severe disabilities from the perspective of the consumer.
The main factors assessed that determine satisfaction are
quality, control, availability, and cost. Includes instructions
for administering, scoring, and interpreting results.

     One page: $0.75.



     Margaret A. Nosek.  Personal Assistance Services in Japan:
Effect on Productivity and Daily Living Among Japanese with
Severe Physical Disabilities.  1989.

     Chronicles Dr. Nosek's visit to Japan to study the personal
assistance arrangements of 30 people with severe disabilities.
The results of in-depth interviews with Japanese consumers are
discussed. 

     38 pages: $2.00.

                                                                  
          

     Nosek, Margaret A., Carol Potter, Huong Quan, and Yilin Zhu. 
Personal Assistance Services for People with Disabilities: An
Annotated Bibliography.  Occasional Paper No. 4. Houston: ILRU
Program, 1988.

     This bibliography is a comprehensive review and analysis of
literature on personal assistance services. It has four chapters:
independent living and personal assistance services, program
development and training, management and administrative issues,
and conference proceedings.

     Soft-bound, 62 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Margaret A. Nosek.  Personal Assistance Services for Persons
with Mental Disabilities.  1990.

     Discusses solutions to meeting the daily personal assistance
needs of persons with mental retardation or mental illness.
Presented are formal and informal programs for structured support
that foster community integration. Supported housing and
intensive case management are also considered.

     12 pages: $1.50.

                                                                  
          

     Margaret A. Nosek. "Personal Assistance Services: A Review
of Literature and Analysis of Policy Implications," in Journal of
Disability Policy Studies, vol. 2, no. 2, 1991.

     Defines and estimates the need for personal assistance
services and addresses redirection of existing funding channels,
incorporation of consumer control into existing service
structures, the impact of reliance on family, and methods for
making services available to a larger segment of the population
in need.

     15 pages: $2.50.

                                                                  
          

     Nosek, Margaret A.  Toward a National Policy on Attendant
Care: The Dutch Backdrop.  Conference report prepared for the
World Rehabilitation Fund, 1985.

     Contained in this conference report are summaries of
presentations on attendant care from an international perspective
given by Gerben DeJong, Gini Laurie, and Adolph Ratzka. The
summary of discussions among participants covers the assistance
continuum, need and demand, eligibility, delivery of services,
funding, and strategies for establishing a national attendant
services system.

     16 pages: $3.50.

                                                                  
          

     Margaret A. Nosek, Marcus J. Fuhrer, Diana Rintala, and
Karen Hart.  Use of Personal Assistance Services by Persons with
Spinal Cord Injury.  1991.

     Presents the results of interviews with 284 individuals with
spinal cord injury about their use of personal assistance
services. Explores living arrangements, sources of assistance,
demographics, and implications for development of a national
policy on providing personal assistance services.

     14 pages: $2.50.




University Center For International Rehabilitation Publications


The following publications were developed at the University
Center for International Rehabilitation (UCIR) at Michigan State
University and are now available through ILRU.

     DeJong, Gerben.  Environmental Accessibility and Independent
Living Outcomes: Directions for Disability Policy and Research. 
1981.

     Examines the role of environmental barriers as constraints
to independent living and the policy issues incumbent on these
findings.

     Soft-bound, 198 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Carnes, G.  European Rehabilitation Service Providers and
Programs.  1979.

     Focuses on the roles, functions, and training of service
providers in France, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Sweden, and
Yugoslavia. Against the background of each country's social
welfare policy, it presents an in-depth look at services and
benefits provided and draws comparisons with U.S. policies and
services.

     Soft-bound, 305 pages: $5.00.

                                                                  
          

     Tate, Denise and Linda Chadderdon, eds.Independent Living:
An Overview of Efforts in Five Countries. 1982.

     Rehabilitation and special education professionals from five
countries--Costa Rica, Denmark, the Federal Republic of Germany,
Japan, and Yugoslavia--describe their services for people with
disabilities, including the development of independent living
programs. The volume concludes with summaries and comparisons of
the basic aspects of each country.

     Soft-bound, 184 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
            

     Frieden, Lex, Joyce Frieden, and Gini Laurie. Living
Independently: Three Views of the European Experience with
Implications for the U.S.  1981.

     Presents reports of three study trips to European countries.
One report examines lifestyles of people with disabilities in
Sweden and the Netherlands. The other report looks at the
relationship between American and European concepts of
independent living.

     Soft-bound, 63 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Miller, Kathleen, Linda Chadderdon, and Barbara Duncan, eds. 
Participation of People with Disabilities: An International
Perspective.  1981.

     Presents 23 papers selected from presentations at the
Participation Workshop of the 1980 World Congress of
Rehabilitation International. Covers social, vocational, and
political participation of consumers in ten countries.

     Soft-bound, 157 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Kulkarni, Madhav R.  Quota Systems and the Employment of the
Handicapped.  n.d. 

     Discusses how quota systems relating to employment of people
with disabilities are applied in Japan, Great Britain, and West
Germany. Includes examinations of social security systems and
rehabilitation structures, the impact of labor market conditions,
employment training programs, and the effect of culture and
tradition.

     Soft-bound, 76 pages: $5.00. 

                                                                  
          

     Miller, Kathleen and Linda Chadderdon, eds.  A Voice of Our
Own.  1982.

     A report of the first World Congress of Disabled Peoples'
International held in Singapore during 1981. Contains selected
papers, official documents of DPPI, descriptions of consumer
groups and the issues they address, and a person's view of the
congress.

     Soft-bound, 97 pages: $5.00.


Posters 


     America Needs All Its Citizens.  Houston: ILRU Program,
1981.

     A series of posters promoting the image of people with
severe disabilities making valuable contributions to society and
living active and productive lives. Posters include:

    No. 1: A man in a hard hat and motorized wheelchair working
at a construction site (18" x 22 1/4").

    No. 2: A quadriplegic woman shopping for groceries with her
two young children (18" x 24 3/4"). 

    No. 3: An older man whose left arm has been amputated above
the elbow is shown on horseback rounding up his cattle (20" x
24"). 

    No. 4: An older woman using a walker is shown getting off a
fully accessible mainline bus (24" x 36").

     Poster, color: $5.00 each.


Audio-Visual Products 


     Gerken, Laurie, Lex Frieden, and Laurel Richards. Ball
Bearings and Bent Spokes: A Consumer's Guide to Wheelchair Repair
and Maintenance.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1983.

     In this video tape, viewers can learn ways to avoid
expensive repairs to their manual wheelchairs by following easy
inspection, maintenance, and repair procedures that they can do
themselves. The video tape is intended both for individual
consumers and for organizations that provide training programs on
wheelchair maintenance. 

     30-minute, color, videocassette: $45.00.

                                                                  
          

     Independent Living: Six Model Programs.  Houston: ILRU
Program, 1978. 

     This video tape describes six early independent living
centers. It depicts the different approaches each center utilizes
in providing or coordinating housing, attendant care,
transportation, advocacy, and information-and-referral services
to disabled consumers.

     The video tape received a Certificate of Merit award from
the 1979 International Rehabilitation Film Festival.

     62-minute, color, videocassette: $50.00.

                                                                  
          

Marketing for Results I.  Houston:  ILRU Program, 1995.

     This five-tape set captures a live two-day marketing seminar
developed especially for independent living centers by national
marketing consultant, Greg Newton.  Through Newton's expertise
and the insights and experiences of ILC staff, you'll learn how
to market your services without compromising your mission. 
Discover how to identify the best markets for your services,
package your programs for the public and apply the classic
marketing principles in an IL setting.

     Five-tape set, color, videocassette:  $55.25.



Marketing for Results II.  Houston:  ILRU Program, 1995.

     A follow-up to the successful Marketing for Results I, this
video marketing workshop is filled with ideas to help you
increase revenue and exposure for your ILC.  In this six-tape
set, Greg Newton focuses on setting your price and promoting your
services.  Packed with techniques used by today's most successful
marketers including:  three ways to set price, nine strategies
for gaining credibility, the ten most common brochure mistakes,
and 79 weapons in your communications arsenal.

     Six-tape set, color, videocassette:  $55.25.

                                                                  
          

Marketing for Results III.  Houston:  ILRU Program, 1995.

     Greg Newton shares marketing strategies to help ILCs survive
and thrive in these difficult economic times.  In this
one-of-a-kind video marketing series, you'll find out how ILCs,
from across the country, are generating new and unrestricted
revenues through fee-for-service activities and entrepreneurial
ventures.  You'll also learn to market specifically to people
with disabilities, apply principles of Total Quality Management
in your center, develop a continuing entrepreneurial spirit, and
much more!  This powerful three-day seminar is captured in a
nine- tape video series.

     Nine-tape set, color, videocassette:  $55.25.

                                                                  
          

Marketing for Results videotape series:  $162.50 for all three
sets.  Price is good only while supplies last.


Available From Clearinghouses 


The following publications are out-of-print and may be obtained
by calling or writing the national clearinghouses listed below. 
In addition, some informational services now offer modem-
accessible databases.  For further information contact these
resources at the following general information numbers. 

    National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials,
Oklahoma State University, 816 West Sixth Ave., Stillwater, OK
74078, 800-223-5219; 

    National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC), 8455
Colesville Road, #935, Silver Spring, MD 20910; 800-346-2742 or
TTY: 800-227-0216; and

    ERIC Clearinghouse on Disabilities and Gifted Education,
1920 Association Dr., Reston, VA 22091, 800-328-0272. (Formerly
the ERIC Clearinghouse on Handicapped and Gifted Children).
Council for Exceptional Children, TTY 703-620-3660, ext. 307.



     Frieden, Lex, David Sharp, and Tim Fleck. CBFL Conference
Report 1978.  Houston: The Institute for Rehabilitation and
Research, 1978.

     This report describes a regional training project for
consumer leaders which was sponsored by a Houston-based disabled
rights organization. Designed to serve as a primer for similar
conferences, this report documents the logistical arrangements
involved in planning the conference. It also includes
presentations given by keynote speakers, Eunice Fiorito and Frank
Bowe.

     Soft-bound, 83 pages. 

                                                                  
          

     Stock, David and Jean Cole.  Cooperative Living. Houston:
The Institute for Rehabilitation and Research, 1977.

     The report examines Cooperative Living, a cooperative self-
support residential program for severely physically disabled
young adults. This early independent living program, which
operated from 1972-1975, is discussed in terms of its purpose as
a research and demonstration project, its residents, research
methodology and findings, and special considerations which arise
when developing living arrangements for persons with severe
physical impairments. The epilogue focuses on the individual,
following the courses that the forty residents took since the
beginning of the project.

     Soft-bound, 132 pages.

                                                                  
          

     Dalrymple, John and Laurel Richards. Independent Living and
Policy Changes: Reflections on a Decade's Progress. Issues in
Independent Living No. 5.  Houston: ILRU Program, 1983.

     This monograph is a study of the extent to which progress
has been made in nationwide implementation of independent
living-related policies over the past ten years. Areas assessed
include entitlement to rehabilitation services, transportation,
housing, employment opportunities, and elimination of
architectural and communications barriers.

     Soft-bound, 33 pages.

                                                                  
          

     Nosek, Peg, Yayoi Narita, Yoshiko Dart, and Justin Dart.  A
Philosophical Foundation for the Independent Living & Disability
Rights Movement.  Occasional Paper No. 1.  Houston: ILRU Program,
1982.

     This monograph presents a personal reflection on the nature
of independent living. It includes a blend of philosophical
concepts from many cultures and critical lessons from personal
experiences. The views are also shaped by discussions the authors
held with leaders of the independent living movement.

     Soft-bound, 55 pages. 



Copyright Information


     All ILRU resource materials are copyrighted with all rights
reserved. No part of any publication or audio-visual product may
be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without written
permission except in the case of brief quotations. In all cases
of citation, appropriate acknowledgement must be given.


Available on Tape


     All publications are also available on standard-size audio
cassette for people with visual impairment. 

How To Order


     To order ILRU materials, please fill out attached order form
or make specific written requests (including item description and
price) to:

          ILRU PROGRAM
          2323 S. Shepherd, Suite 1000
          Houston, TX  77019
          (713) 520-0232, 520-5136 (TTY)
          e-mail: ilru@bcm.tmc.edu

     A check or money order made payable to ILRU must be included
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Please call for discount rate available on large orders.  Allow
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     ILRU guarantees the quality of its products. Postage and
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returned. All requests for refunds must be made within 30 days of
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ILRU  RESOURCE  MATERIALS  ORDER  FORM



		TITLE					           PRICE	         QUAN.	       AMT.


Directories and General Information

Directory of Independent Living Centers
and Related Organizations	$10.00	x               	=             


An Orientation to Independent Living Centers	$   .50	x          
	=               



Recent Publications

Questions and Answers About Telecommuting Regarding
    Persons with Disabilities: A Guide for People
    with Disabilities	$ 5.00	x               	=               

Questions and Answers About Telecommuting Regarding
    Persons with Disabilities: A Guide for Employers	$ 5.00	x   
	=               

1996 Disability Media Calendar	$ 5.00	x               	=        


A Guide to Planning Accessible Meetings	$25.00	x              
	=               



Series:  Issues in Independent Living:

Dimensions in Peer Counseling	$ 5.00	x               	=         


Health Care Reform, Independent Living, and
   People with Disabilities	$ 0.00	x               	=           


How to Set Up an Independent Living Program	$ 5.00	x            
	=               
Independent Living and Deafness	$ 5.00	x               	=       


Independent Living and Evaluation	$ 5.00	x               	=     


Independent Living in Rural America	$ 5.00	x               	=   


Peer Counseling in Independent Living Centers	$ 5.00	x          
	=               

Putting Advocacy Rhetoric Into Practice	$ 5.00	x              
	=               

Title VII, Part A: A Survey of State Independent
   Living Programs	$ 5.00	x                	=              

Readings in Management Literature

Readings in Financial Management	$15.00	x               	=      


Readings in Strategic Planning	$15.00	x               	=        


Reading in Personnel Management: Supervision Basics	$15.00	x    
	=               

Readings in Personnel Management: Hiring,
Diversity, and More	$15.00	x               	=               



Staying on Track: ILC Management Series

Applying Marketing Principles	$ 5.00	x               	=         
Board Effectiveness in Independent Living Centers	$ 
5.00	x               	=               

Board Roles and Responsibilities	$ 5.00	x               	=      


An Evaluation and Management Information
System for Independent Living	$ 5.00	x               	=         


The Legal Liability of Independent Living Centers	$ 5.00	x      
	=               

Liability Insurance Coverage for Independent
   Living Centers	$ 5.00	x                	=              

Team Building--Sharing the Power	$ 5.00	x               	=      


Binder and tabs with 3 book (or more) purchase	$15.00	x         
	=               

Binder and tabs only	$25.00	x               	=               



Issues in Rural Independent Living

Accessibility	$ 6.50	x                	=              

Attitudes	$ 6.50	x                	=               

Housing	$ 6.50	x                	=               

Transportation	$ 6.50	x                	=              

Funding	$ 6.50	x                	=               

Complete Set (all six monographs)	$30.00	x               	=     
ILRU Field Work: Technical Assistance Brochures

Constructing a Barrier-Free Home	$  .50	x               	=      


Disability Issues: Organizing Community Support	$  .50	x        
	=               

Your Disabled Childs Right to a Free Education	$  .50	x         
	=               



ILRU Field Work: Independent Living Programs

Independent Living Networks: Development
of a New Dimension in Advocacy	$ 5.00	x               	=        


New Life Options: Independent Living and You	$ 2.00	x           
	=               

New Options	$ 4.00	x                	=              

New Options Training Manual	$ 6.00	x               	=           


On the Right Track: Foundations for Operating
    an Independent Living Program	$19.95	x               	=     


Disability Pride: The Interrelationship of Self-Worth,
   Self-Empowerment, and Disability Culture 	$ 5.00	x           
	=               



Independent Living with Attendant Care

A Guide for the Person with a Disability	$ 3.50	x              
	=               
A Message to Parents of Handicapped Youth	$ 3.50	x              
	=               

A Guide for the Personal Care Attendant	$ 3.50	x              
	=               

Complete Set (all three of the above booklets)	$10.00	x         
	=               



Other PAS Resource Materials

Effect of Personal Assistance Services on the Long-Term
Health of a Rehabilitation Hospital Population (Reprint)	$
1.50	x               	=               

Expanding Attendant Care Options for Disabled
Texans (Reprint)	$20.00	x                	=              

Personal Assistance: Attendant Services (Reprint)	$ 3.50	x      
	=               

The Personal Assistance Dilemma for People
with Disabilities Living in Rural Areas (Reprint)	$ 1.50	x      
	=               

Personal Assistance: Key to Employability of
Persons with Physical Disabilities (Reprint)	$ 2.50	x           
	=               

Personal Assistance Satisfaction Index (Reprint)	$  .75	x       
	=               

Personal Assistance Services in Japan: Effect on
Productivity & Daily Living Among Japanese
with Severe Physical Disabilities	$ 2.00	x               	=     


Personal Assistance Services for People with
Disabilities: An Annotated Bibliography	$ 5.00	x              
	=               
Personal Assistance Services for Persons with
Mental Disabilities (Reprint)	$ 1.50	x               	=         


Personal Assistance Services: A Review of the
Literature and Analysis of Policy Implications (Reprint)	$
2.50	x               	=               

Toward a National Policy on Attendant Care: The
Dutch Backdrop (Reprint)	$ 3.50	x               	=              


Use of Personal Assistance Services by Persons
with Spinal Cord Injury (Reprint)	$ 2.50	x               	=      



International Rehabilitation Publications

The following publications were developed at the University
Center for International Rehabilitation (UCIR) at Michigan 
State University and are now available through ILRU.

Environmental Accessibility and Independent
Living Outcomes	$ 5.00	x                	=              

European Rehabilitation Service Providers
and Programs	$ 5.00	x                	=              

Independent Living: An Overview of Efforts
in Five Countries	$ 5.00	x                	=              

Living Independently: Three Views of the
European Experience with Implications for the U.S.	$ 5.00	x     
	=               

Participation of People with Disabilities:
An International Perspective	$ 5.00	x               	=          

Quota Systems and the Employment of the Handicapped	$ 5.00	x    
	=               

A Voice of Our Own	$ 5.00	x               	=               



POSTERS

America Needs All Its Citizens

Man at Construction Site
(18"x22 1/4", color)	$ 5.00	x               	=               

Woman Shopping with Children
(18"x24 3/4", color)	$ 5.00	x               	=               

Rancher Rounding Up Cattle
(20"x24", color)	$ 5.00	x                	=              

Woman Using Lift-Equipped Bus
(24"x36", color)	$ 5.00	x                	=              



VIDEOCASSETTES:

Videocassette: Ball Bearings and Bent Spokes
(color/30 minutes)	$45.00	x                	=              

Videocassette: Independent Living: Six Model Programs
(color/62 minutes)	$50.00	x                	=              

Videocassette:  Marketing for Results I	$55.25	x              
	=               
(5 tape set)Videocassette:  Marketing for Results II	$55.25	x   
	=               
(6 tape set)

Videocassette:  Marketing for Results III	$55.25	x              
	=               
(9 tape set)

Marketing Videocassette Series                                  
$162.50	x               	=               



	TOTAL:	_______________      =   ______


AVAILABLE ON TAPE

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handling charges will be deducted from refunds on any materials 
returned. All requests for refunds must be made within 30 days 
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