ERIC Number: ED219514
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Career Planner. A Guide for Students with Disabilities. Second Edition.
Smith, Gwen J.; And Others
This handbook is intended as a guide for disabled career planners who wish to enter the work force. The introduction presents basic steps for gathering information about oneself and about jobs. Chapter 1 discusses collecting health/medical information. A sample form is provided. Chapter 2 focuses on collecting vocational information, which includes one's interests and abilities (vocational evaluation) as well as information about the world of work (career information). Chapter 3 focuses on getting information from people through personal visits, telephone calls, and letters. Addresses of role models and organizations for further help are given. Doing a job analysis is covered in chapter 4. Completed and sample job analysis forms are shown. Chapter 5 focuses on job modification and provides sources for information on adaptive equipment or assistive devices. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Career Education, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Data Collection, Disabilities, Employment Qualifications, Job Analysis, Medical Case Histories, Occupational Information, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Self Evaluation (Individuals), Vocational Aptitude
Educational Resource Center, Chaffey College, 5885 Haven Avenue, Alta Loma, CA 91701.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Education, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Chaffey Coll., Alta Loma, CA.
Identifiers: Assistive Devices; Job Modification
Note: For related documents see ED 205 719 and CE 032 940. This publication is also available in Braille, large print and tape cassette.