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ERIC Number: ED189416
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun-30
Reference Count: 0
Surmounting Architectural Barriers to the Handicapped in Vocational Education: Phase I. Project Final Report.
Erekson, Thomas L.; White, Conrad L.
This report contains a nine-page narrative and related materials of an Illinois project to address the problem of preparing vocational education personnel to modify the learning environment for the physically disabled. These Phase I activities are reported: (1) establishment of an advisory committee, (2) selection of project staff, (3) design of project-monitoring and -evaluating system, (4) evaluation and monitoring of the project, (5) review of literature regarding access to vocational education, (6) onsite visitations to exemplary programs, (7) development of a procedure for identification of barriers (based on Accessibility Decision-Making Models), (8) development of a system to assess capabilities and limitations of disabled, (9) development of adaptive aids and devices, (10) development of a handbook. Appendixes include the project-monitoring evaluation report; listing of resources and references; list of exemplary projects contacted; accessibility decision-making models and description; building evaluation form for accessibility for the handicapped; a brief note on assessment of the physically disabled; adaptive aids, devices, and technology; and table of contents of Accessibility to Laboratories and Equipment for the Physically Disabled: A Handbook for Vocational Education Personnel. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield. Div. of Adult Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Northern Illinois Univ., De Kalb. Coll. of Professional Studies.
Note: Parts may be marginally legible.