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habilitation

 [hah-bil″ĭ-ta´shun]
the assisting of a child with achieving developmental skills when impairments have caused delaying or blocking of initial acquisition of the skills. Habilitation can include cognitive, social, fine motor, gross motor, or other skills that contribute to mobility, communication, and performance of activities of daily living and enhance quality of life.

habilitation

[həbil′itā′shən]
the process of supplying a person with the means to develop maximum independence in activities of daily living through training, education, and/or treatment.

ha·bil·i·ta·tion

(hă-bili-tāshŭn)
Educating people with functional limitations so that they can live in society more easily.

habilitation

Training of the disabled in needed skills.

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I was first introduced to the article entitled "Observations on the Habilitation of Children with Cortical Visual Impairment" as a subscriber to the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness (JVIB).
The participants were direct-care staff employed at a habilitation services program for adults with developmental disabilities.
He remained in and out of the hospital for three years until he eventually became a residential client at a community-based habilitation services setting where he currently remains.
s study of Karl Adam is a superb Habilitation that is buttressed by abundant references to Adam's works as well as to those of his contemporaries.
Women were allowed habilitation in Prussia in 1920 and the first woman obtained a Chair in 1923.
What our residents need, in fact, is habilitation, not rehabilitation.
Individuals and their families were given the choice to become involved in the new supported employment program, move to the Medicaid - funded day habilitation program, or receive assistance in finding another agency.
JWOD CRP's trade under names like the Centers for Habilitation, MDI Services, Inc.
In Sweden, we are seeing a new emphasis on family involvement in the habilitation process for children with disabilities in early intervention.
In the summer of 1928, after I had obtained my doctorate under Hoffmann, I asked him to support my candidacy for a Habilitation in Heidelberg.
The habilitation appears again in volume 5 of Gadamer's Gesammelte Werke: Griechische Philosophie I (1985).
in Theoretical Physics in 1981, and his Habilitation at the College of Education, Gstrow, in 1987.