ERIC Number: ED023225
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
The Vocational Adjustment of the Older Disabled Worker: A Selective Review of the Recent Literature. Final Report. Volume II.
Recent selected literature on problems encountered by the disabled worker aged 55 years and over is reviewed. Aspects considered include the background to and nature of the problem; displacement, unemployment, and retirement; pension problems; legislation; capacities of the older disabled worker; expanding vocational opportunities for the older disabled person; vocational counseling; education and training; sheltered workshops; placement; volunteer services and crafts; and community programs. Ten generalizations are drawn from the literature and four recommendations are made. A bibliography cites 169 items. (MK)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Counseling, Community Programs, Employment Problems, Exceptional Child Research, Job Placement, Job Training, Legislation, Older Adults, Older Workers, Physical Disabilities, Research Reviews (Publications), Retirement, Services, Sheltered Workshops, Unemployment, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Rehabilitation, Volunteers
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Vocational Rehabilitation Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Federation Employment and Guidance Service, New York, NY.