ERIC Number: ED021365
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec-31
Reference Count: 0
Rehabilitation Services for Educable Retarded Students. Final Report.
Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation.; Eugene School District 4J, OR.
A demonstration program of early rehabilitation services integrated into school programs for educable mentally retarded junior and senior high students is described. Aspects considered are objectives, community and school setting, students involved, school instruction and work experience, personnel, and community relationships. The discussion of the operation of the work experience program covers placements in school settings, development of training positions in the community, work experience in the community, and vocational training expenditures. Information is also given about certification of newly referred students, student mobility in and out of the program, physical development and health (including medical expend tures from grant funds), student mental abilities, social characteristics of and services to students' families, and the followup program (the service plan and student employment patterns). Implications, applications, conclusions, and recommendations are presented. The appendix includes 24 tables, profiles, and discussions of such materials as state and federal regulations for training programs, characteristics of students at various levels, physical and health profiles, and family profiles. Thirteen charts and several graphs provide descriptive data. (BW)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Exceptional Child Research, Mental Retardation, Mild Mental Retardation, On the Job Training, Personnel, Program Descriptions, School Community Relationship, Secondary Schools, Student Characteristics, Student Employment, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs, Work Study Programs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Oregon State Dept. of Education, Salem. Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation.; Eugene School District 4J, OR.