ERIC Number: ED181638
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-May-17
Reference Count: 0
Serving Handicapped Students in Vocational Education: A Collaborative Effort.
Albright, Leonard; Hux, Thurman
The results of a conference on the delivery of vocational education to handicapped students in New Jersey are presented. After an introductory section detailing the organization of the conference, addresses by T. McNulty on the need for collaboration in the vocational education of handicapped children and J. Richardson on the need for collaboration among parents, child study team members, and vocational educators are provided. The third section reports on small group sessions which considered the status of individualized educational programs (IEPs). Observations of individual and team sessions by G. Bingham and M. Huang from the viewpoint of a special educator and a vocational educator respectively are recorded in the fourth section. Conclusions and recommendations offered in the final section include the need for better management of the IEP process. Among appendixes are the guiding statements for individual team member sessions, the recorder's log sheet form, and a list of additional parent concerns and recommendations. (PHR)
Descriptors: Conference Reports, Cooperation, Delivery Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Handicapped Children, Individualized Programs, Mainstreaming, Special Education, State Programs, Vocational Education, Vocational Education Teachers
NJAVESNP, YMCA, 128 Ward St., Patterson, NJ 07505
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ. Graduate School of Education.
Note: A Report on the New Jersey Invitational Conference for Teams of Parents, Vocational Educators, and Child Study Personnel