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Why Not?
Most of this work could be done as well by a capable handicapped person as by an able bodied person, and the employment of such an individual would not only be advantageous to the handicapped person by rehabilitating him, but would also be to the interest of the staff in giving them an idea of the handicapped personís outlook first-hand. The importance of having on the job someone who understands and shares through his common experience, similar ideas as the other people whom the service wants to help can not be exaggerated....
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Title: Why Not?
Creator: n/a
Date: August 1933
Format: Article
Publication: The Polio Crusade
Source: Roosevelt Warm Springs Institute for Rehabilitation Archives
Location: p.3
Keywords: Accessibility; Advocacy; Diagnoses & Diseases; Disease; Economics; Employment; Georgia; Government; Health & Medicine; Identity; Independent Living; Institutions; Labor; Labor & Commerce; Physical Disability; Policy; Polio; Rehabilitation; Social Welfare & Communities; Vocational Rehabilitation; Voluntarism; Warm Springs Foundation
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Funding Support Provided By: NEC Foundation of America