Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Henry D. Shanklin
"The emergence of rehabilitation as a social movement may be a significant contribution of the twentieth century to human development. Each step toward freeing human potentiality from the limitations of disability contributes to the dignity and growth of all mankind." (14:1) Through accident or disease. thousands each year are faced with the problems of physical disability. While the major concern in the rehabilitation of these people is the restoration or improvement of physical function. the social and psychological effects of disability are now being recognized as weighing heavily in the total adjustment to the problems of coping with life in normal society.
Ashman, Sarah, "The Measurement of Some Aspects of Self Concept Related to Rehabilitation of the Physically Handicapped" (1963). Graduate Thesis Collection. 405.