ERIC Number: ED204496
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
ILO European Symposium on Work for the Disabled. Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Creation (Warsaw, Poland, May 21-27, 1979; Stockholm, Sweden, May 27-June 1, 1979).
Cooper, N., Ed.
This document is a report on a 12-day symposium on work for the disabled--vocational rehabilitation and employment creation--which was held in Poland and Sweden in 1979. The symposium was organized jointly by the government of Poland and Sweden in close cooperation with the International Labour Office (ILO), Geneva. The report is divided into five chapters as follows: Chapters 1-3 introduce the symposium, describe its organization, and give details of the symposium programs. Chapter 4 includes the assessment, conclusions, and recommendations of the symposium; while chapter 5, the main body of the document, includes the papers presented at the symposium. The 23 papers contained in the last chapter are divided into papers concerned with the rehabilitation system in Poland, the system in Sweden, and international programs for the handicapped. Papers presented on Poland cover such topics as the systems of employment and vocational adjustment of the disabled; government role; Polish Invalids' Cooperatives; and work for the disabled in the USSR. Those in Sweden focus on how to provide work for the disabled during a recession; the disabled in the labor market; the Swedish system of combined vocational evaluation and work training centers; training of rehabilitation personnel; in-plant vocational rehabilitation in Norway; and the work of adjustment international focus cover ILO programs in vocational rehabilitation of the disabled; ILO approaches in cooperative development; the International Year for Disabled Persons; UNESCO's programs of special education for the handicapped; and the work of the Council of World Organizations Interested in the Handicapped. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Labour Office, Geneva (Switzerland).
Identifiers: Norway; Poland; Sweden; USSR