ERIC Number: ED174836
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Reference Count: 0
Supportive Services for Special Needs Students in Mainstreamed Vocational Education Programs: Guidelines for Implementation.
National Evaluation Systems, Inc., Amherst, MA.
Designed for vocational instructors and local school administrative personnel, these guidelines suggest ways for improving the vocational education of mainstreamed special needs students by providing supportive services to best meet visually handicapped, orthepedically impaired, seriously emotionally disturbed, or learning disabled). The first of six sections discusses the identification of and prescription for students with special needs. Section 2 relates instructional supportive services and the role of the vocational instructor. The third section expands upon the relationship of guidance and counseling services and the role of the vocational instructor. Section 4 discusses the identification of job opportunities, job placement, and follow-up services and the role of the vocational instructor. The fifth section describes corrective and other supportive services designed specifically for those students with physical related problems and supportive services available outside the local school. The final section describes funding provisions for excess costs involved in providing supportive services for special needs students in regular vocational education programs. A sample listing of out-of-school support agencies providing support to persons with disabilities is given. (LRA)
Descriptors: Ancillary Services, Career Counseling, Costs, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Media, Employment Opportunities, Guidelines, Guides, Handicapped Students, Identification, Individualized Programs, Job Placement, Mainstreaming, Prevocational Education, Resource Centers, Services, Student Characteristics, Teacher Role, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers, Vocational Followup
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: National Evaluation Systems, Inc., Amherst, MA.
Identifiers: West Virginia
Note: For a related document see CE 022 467