ERIC Number: ED190786
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Occupational Opportunities for the Physically Handicapped. Part A. Background and Survey Results.
Uthe, Elaine F.
This document provides background about the physically handicapped, relevant legislation, and the results of both the business and industry survey and the graduate/completer follow-up conducted during the project reported in CE 026 163. Chapter 1 reviews selected references dealing with legislative mandates and disability statistics of the American adult. Chapter 2 presents the results of the business and industry survey to identify job titles that physically handicapped employees are now doing. Specific focuses include methods and procedures, analysis of responses, physically handicapped employees and their job titles, and analysis of data about the physically handicapped employees. Chapter 3 concerns the graduate/completer follow-up, a survey of physically handicapped graduates/completers of vocational programs in 1976-78. An analysis of vocational training and employment is made. Appendixes include the followup survey and detailed results from both surveys. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort. Bureau of Vocational Education.; Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Coll. of Education.
Note: For related documents see CE 026 163 and CE 026 165.