Degree Name

Master of Science

Department or Program

Rehabilitation Administration and Services


Crimando, William V


The topic of Latino disability definition, perception and practices will be reviewed through a critical analysis and comprehensive review of past and current literature. The importance of Latino disability definition, perception, and practices will be discussed as well as what the consequences are of this population not receiving services that are culturally integrated. The need for culturally competent administrators and counselors will be reviewed. The barriers that administrators/counselors and families run into will also be reviewed. An in depth literature review will be included. At the closing of this paper conclusions and recommendations will be provided.