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Handi Cap Evasion.  1997.  What is a Joëlette?
Read about how one parent's invention made travelling easier and more pleasant for his son, despite the latter's disability. The Handi Cap Evasion Website is at www.hce.asso.fr/eng/ (in English and French). Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/joelette.html
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Aslaksen, Finn, Bergh Steinar, Bringa Olav Rand, Heggem Edel Kristin.  1997.  Universal Design Planning and Design for All.
This report attempts to develop and illustrate the concept of universal design, which opposes, ideologically and politically, all unnecessary and stigmatizing specialized solutions. The principles and definitions of universal design were developed by The Center for Universal Design, USA. The Norwegian State Council on Disability. Internet publication URLs: www.independentliving.org/docs1/nscd1997.html and www.independentliving.org/docs1/nscd1997.pdf (5.26 MB)
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Hurst, Rachel.  1999.  Training Manual for Media and Disability Rights.
Rachel Hurst is the Director of Disability Awareness in Action, London, England. The document is a training manual for organisations of disabled people, as guidance for seminars with the media on disability as a rights issue. It is based on a three-day seminar where media delegates from all over English speaking Africa met in Harare, Zimbabwe in 1998 to share experiences and to work out a way for using the media to get the human rights message across. As well as a suggested programme for a seminar on media and disability rights, organisational guidance and tips for trainers and workshop leaders are provided which should prove useful for any training seminar or workshop that organisations may wish to run on any other subject. ISBN: 1 89037 31 0. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/hursttm99.html
Hahn, Harlan.  1985.  Toward a Politics of Disability: Definitions, Disciplines, and Policies.
The purpose of this study is to examine the values contained in three major definitions of disability, to examine the policy implications of each of these definitions, and to appraise the extent to which research in various disciplines of the social sciences has facilitated or impeded the development of a new conceptualization of the issue. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs4/hahn2.html
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Hasler, Frances.  2003.  A summary of the Department of Health (DoH) Figures for Direct Payments Users in the UK in 2002.
Presented at the European Network on Independent Living (ENIL) conference in Southampton, England, 7-9 March 2003. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs6/hasler200303.html
Hellman, Finn.  2006.  Skit i normerna och börja lev – ett program om funktionshinder och sex.
Lyssna-MP3 (36:40 minuter, 34,4 MB), lyssna-RealAudio, download-RealAudio (19,8 MB). Programmet i text. Vi bjuder på recensioner av tre sexupplysande tidskrifter och besöker en kraschad kärleksmiddag. Men framförallt undersöker vi om ett mer avromantiserat synsätt på sex skulle gagna personer med funktionshinder. Hör varför sexologen Carol Queen rekommenderar funktionshindrade att ta efter Sado-masochister och lyssna till Stefan Reitersjös  piskor och tankar kring assistans och bondage. Reporter och producent: Finn Hellman. Medverkar gör även: Susanne Berg, Sebastian Ferrer, Carol Queen och Stefan Reitersjö. (In Swedish.) Internet publication URLs: www.independentliving.org/radio/skit-i-normerna.mp3, www.independentliving.org/radio/skit-i-normerna.ram, www.independentliving.org/radio/skit-i-normerna.rm och www.independentliving.org/radio/skit-i-normerna.html
Heumann, Judith E.  1998.  Seminar on Human Rights for Persons with Disabilities from a North and South Perspective.
From her perspective as Assistant Secretary for the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (USA), Judy Heumann speaks on disability rights. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/stlm19980823c.html
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Miles, M, Hossain Farhad.  1999.  Rights and Disabilities in Educational Provisions in Pakistan and Bangladesh: Roots, Rhetoric, Reality.
Educational opportunities for children with disabilities in Pakistan and Bangladesh are seen in the context of the countries' religious, cultural and economic development. The relevance of Western concepts such as "human rights", "inclusion" and "empowerment" is critically examined. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs5/mmiles3.html
Harrison, James D.  1991.  Recent advances in accessibility legislation and incentives in Singapore.
This paper, by James D. Harrison from the School of Architecture, National University of Singapore, Singapore, describes the situation for disabled persons in Singapore, and the background leading up to proposals on accessibility which called for the introduction of a mandatory Accessibility Code for all buildings (including existing ones). Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/cib/cibbudapest12.html
Independent Living Institute, Berg Susanne, Hellman Finn.  2006.  Radio Independent Living.
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Haualand, Hilde.  2010.  Provision of Videophones and Video Interpreting for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, A Comparative Study of Video Interpreting (IV) Systems in the US, Norway and Sweden. Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research, Norway.
Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/haualand20100924video-interpreting-systems
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Harrington, Candy.  1999.  Problemet med desinformation.
The biggest problem for travelers with disabilities is the alarming increase of misinformation about accessible travel, claims Candy Harrington. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs3/ch1999sv.html (In Swedish.)
Harrington, Candy.  1999.  The Problem with Travel Misinformation.
The biggest problem for travelers with disabilities is the alarming increase of misinformation about accessible travel, claims Candy Harrington. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs3/ch1999.html
van Hek, Roy.  1991.  Presentation of the "European Manual for an Accessible Built Environment.
Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/cib/cibbudapest34.html
Hasler, Frances.  2003.  Philosophy of Independent Living.
The author summarises the philosophy of independent living by quoting Philip Mason, John Evans, Adolf Ratzka, Martin McNaughton, and others. Included is a summary of the seven “basic needs” of independent living identified by Derbyshire CIL. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs6/hasler2003.html
Handi Cap Evasion.  1997.  Peru 1997.
See how travelling with a disability just got easier with the Joëlette in action on a trip to Peru, where even the toughest terrain can be conquered with this wonderful invention! Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs5/Peru1997.html
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Hagan, Ben E, Wellington H N A.  1992.  Opportunities and constraints for access legislation in Ghana.
This paper by E. Ben Hagan and H. N. A. Wellington of the Building & Road Research Institute, Dept. of Architecture, University of Science & Technology, Kumasi, Ghana, analyses existing socio-cultural and institutional arrangements in Ghana in order to provide a basis for proposing a strategy to achieve access legislation within the prevailing development context. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/cib/cibharare7.html
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Hawkins, Candace.  2000.  Memo to the World.
Are public funds to be used for nursing homes or for paying personal assistants in one's own home? Missouri opened the way to freedom. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs4/hawkins2000.html
Hellman, Finn.  2006.  "Mediebilden av funktionshinder" – ett program om fördomar, förebilder och allt vad det nu är.
Lyssna-RealAudio (32:37 minuter, 30,6 MB). Vissa får inte namnskyltar som andra, vissa får inte några direkta frågor. Hör Cecilia Blanck och Kerstin Selin berätta om hur Sveriges Television särbehandlar intellektuellt funktionshindrade. Och lyssna till Anna Bergholtz, blind journalist som öppnar ögon - i det här programmet i form av en lista på tips till icke-funktionshindrade kollegor. Missa inte heller när Elisabet Höglund bemöter kritik som riktats mot ett av hennes reportage.Reporter och producent: Finn Hellman. Medverkande: Kerstin Sellin, Cecilia Blanck. Elisabeth Höglund, Anna Bergholtz. Teknik: Wei Wei Jin. (In Swedish.)
Hotchkiss, Ralf.  1992.  Manufacturing assistive devices in developing countries.
Independence through Mobility by Ralf Hotchkiss is a book about the nuts and bolts of starting a shop and producing the Hotchkiss manual wheelchair with a minimum of equipment, materials, skills and capital in Third World countries. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/toolsforpower/tools32.html
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Hurst, Rachel.  1998.  Leading Disabled Activist, Awarded Highest U.S. Honour.
In February 1998, disability activist Justin Dart was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom - the highest civilian honour in the USA. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs4/hurst98a.html
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Handikappombudsmannen, Independent Living Sverige.  1998.  Konferensen om Lagstiftning för Mänskliga Rättigheter, 24 augusti 1998, Stockholm.
This introduction to the conference on Legislation for Human Rights held in Stockholm on August 24, 1998, presents links to reports by experts from several countries with anti-discrimination legislation in connection with disability about how the legislation has functioned in their countries and their reflections on the situation of disabled people in their respective countries. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/hr0.html (In Swedish.)
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Heumann, Judith E.  1984.  Independent Living Movement: organizing for an active, disabled old age.
Judith E. Heumann explains what the Independent Living Movement is and what Independent Living Centres and how large numbers of other elderly disabled people could benefit greatly from services delivered by Independent Living centers. The World Institute on Disability's objectives in this regard are to work with appropriate organizations to raise awareness about aging and disability and to recommend policies which support elderly persons with disabilities. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/toolsforpower/tools28.html
Heumann, Judith E.  1998.  The Implications of ADA for Disabled People.
There is a strong need for civil rights legislation in all countries. To those who continue studying whether or not there is a need for anti-discrimination legislation, it is time to stop studying and to start legislating! Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/hr4.html
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HELIOS.  1996.  HELIOS II: Social Integration and Independent Living. The Elimination of Socio-psychological Barriers: Assistance in Daily Living.
This report is intended to help set a new agenda for improving the quality of life for people with disabilities so that their needs can be met throughout the European Union. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/heliosii.html
HELIOS.  1996.  HELIOS II: Sammanfattning av undersökningen om service med personlig assistans i Europa. Beskrivning och utvärdering av den bästa servicen med personlig assistans i ditt land.
This report is intended to help set a new agenda for improving the quality of life for people with disabilities so that their needs can be met throughout the European Union. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/heliosiisv.html. (In Swedish.)
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Hershey, Laura.  1993.  From Poster Child to Protester.
Former "Poster Child", Laura Hershey, criticizes and protests fundraising telethons such as Jerry Lewis' Muscular Dystrophy event, claiming they use pity and bigotry and insult people with disabilities. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs4/hershey93.html
Heumann, Judith E.  2003.  Foreword to The Independent Living Movement: International Experiences.
Judith E. Heumann, MPH (Masters in Public Health), Advisor on Disability and Development, The World Bank tells about her own life and how as she was continually aware of the invisibility of disabled people in society. In her work with the World Bank, she has travelled widely and points out, "Poverty and social discrimination have gone hand in hand." In the forthcoming English version of: Alonso, J. Vidal Garcia. 2003. "El Movimiento de Vida Independiente, Experiencias Internacionales." ("The Independent Living Movement: International Experiences." In Spanish, PDF, 1.46 MB).
Hellman, Finn.  2005.   "Finns det gudinnor som är funktionshindrade"? är ett program om teater och 'empowerment'
Lyssna-RealAudio (34:53 minuter, download-RealAudio, 16,7 MB). Programmet i text. Deltagare: Lotti Filipsson, Annette Lundborg, Gella Åström, Barbara Slånhammar, Eva Stubbendorff, Karin Holmgren, Anette Jönsson och Clas Malmberg. Internet publication URLs: www.independentliving.org/radio/finns-det-gudinnor.rm, www.independentliving.org/radio/finns-det-gudinnor.ram, och www.independentliving.org/radio/finns-det-gudinnor.html Radio Independent Living tittar in bakom kulisserna hos Fridakursen i Stockholm och Moomsteatern i Malmö. Fridakursen är en folkhögskolekurs för kvinnor med funktionshinder på Långholmens folkhögskola. Moomsteatern är än så länge daglig sysselsättning, en åtgärd inom Malmös omsorgsverksamhet. Detta är en del av sanningen. En annan del är att det handlar om teater. Teater som skapar gruppidentitet och stolta individer. Teater som ett demokratiskt läromedel både för samhället i stort och för var och en av oss.
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Hassan, Javed.  1992.  Essentials of a comprehensive accessibility legislation.
Javad Hassan, President of the Association of Physically Disabled Persons, Islamabad, Pakistan, emphasizes that social integration of disabled people into society is dependant on their ability to physically participate in it. He describes the components for a strong legal instrument to ensure that all buildings and facilities meant for use by the general public would be usable and safe for all, which includes effective enforcement and implementation clauses and which provides for legal proceedings in case of non-compliance. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/cib/cibharare8.html
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McLaren, Pam, Philpott Sue, Hlophe Richard.  1996.  Do 'assistive devices' really assist disabled people?
Assistive devices ensure that people with disabilities are active in society. But what prevents them from assisting disabled people to be independent? Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/mclarenetal1996.html
Evans, John, Hasler Frances.  1996.  Direktutbetalningskampanjen i Storbritannien.
The IL movement believes that Direct Payment schemes should be a right, and thus a change in the legislation has high priority in the issues of disabled people after comprehensive civil rights legislation. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs2/directpayuksv.html (In Swedish.)
Evans, John, Hasler Frances.  1996.  Direct Payments Campaign in the U.K..
The IL movement believes that Direct Payment schemes should be a right, and thus a change in the legislation has high priority in the issues of disabled people after comprehensive civil rights legislation. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs2/enildirectpayment.html
Hardus, Alwine.  1998.  Det är du som bestämmer: Brukarstryd budget för att ordna assistans (Direct Payments).
"Client-linked budget" is a system of direct payments for personal assistance services. This outlines the Dutch service, comparing it with "help in kind." Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs3/hardussv.html (In Swedish.)
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Hrdá, Jana.  1999.  Czech Republic warehouses disabled people - Money Earmarked for Creation of Institutions.
Jana Hrdá, Director of the Prague Center for Independent Living, appeals to the international disability community to write letters protesting the planned construction of more institutions for disabled people in her country. A letter by the Director of the Independent Living Institute points out the detrimental psychological, social and economic effects of warehousing disabled people in institutions. Instead, evidence shows that funds spent on personal assistance and housing adaptation yield high returns for individual and society. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/czechinst.html
Holland, Ira E.  1995.  Consumer Directed Personal Care Assistance - Lobbying Against Government Cutbacks.
Ira Holland outlines the strategy Concepts of Independence used in lobbying against 1995 government cutbacks in home care services. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs4/holland95.html
Handikappombudsmannen, Independent Living Sverige.  1998.  Conference on Legislation for Human Rights.
This introduction to the conference on Legislation for Human Rights held in Stockholm on August 24, 1998 presents links to reports by experts from several countries with anti-discrimination legislation in connection with disability about how the legislation has functioned in their countries and their reflections on the situation of disabled people in their respective countries. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/hr00.html
Handikappombudsmannen, Independent Living Sverige.  1998.  Conference on Human Rights for Disabled People: Discussion from August 24th, 1998.
This is the transcript of a panel discussion on the topic of constitutional laws and anti-discrimination legislation for persons with disabilities. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs1/hr11.html
Hahn, Harlan.  1987.  Civil Rights FOR Disabled Americans: The Foundation of a Political Agenda.
The primary goal of this paper by Harlan Hahn of the University of Southern California is to examine crucial areas of agreement and disagreement about the "minority group model" (views prejudice and discrimination as the major issues confronting citizens with disabilities) both within and between disabled and nondisabled segments of the population, and to develop a case for the benefits that can be derived from policies founded on a socio-political understanding of disability. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs4/hahn.html
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Hardus, Alwine.  1998.  Boss in your own home: Client Linked Budget.
"Client-linked budget" is a system of direct payments for personal assistance services. This outlines the Dutch service, comparing it with "help in kind." Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs3/hardus.html
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Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission, Australia.  2000.  Accessibility of electronic commerce and new service and information technologies for older Australians and people with a disability - Report of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission on a reference from the Attorney-General.
Submissions and research have confirmed and added to the Commission’s initial understanding that digital technologies offer great potential in providing more effective and economical access to government and business information and services, and improved prospects for equal opportunity in many areas of life including education, for all Australians including older people and people with a disability. Work for this report has confirmed to the Commission that physical barriers, affordability and equipment access barriers, and attitudinal and awareness barriers are preventing some Australians with a disability and some older Australians from having equally effective access to e-commerce and other services using new technologies. Internet publication URL: www.independentliving.org/docs4/hreo2000.html