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ERIC Number: ED224254
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Apr
Pages: 16
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education: A Delivery of Services for Handicapped Youth and Adults. A Slide/Tape Presentation.
McCleary, Meredith E.
The narration for a slide tape presentation describes vocational, technical, and adult education services offered by Broward County (Florida) for handicapped youth and adults. Program requirements are briefly described, as are exploratory prevocational services offered to middle school students, vocational work evaluation performed in grade 9, and job preparatory experiences provided for handicapped students age 14-adult. The principle of least restrictive placement is emphasized throughout the process, and the importance of teamwork between vocational educators, resource teachers, specialists, and paraprofessionals is noted. Special vocational programs include distributive education, industrial education, home economics, and agribusiness. On the job followup is provided to both the student and the employer. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Broward County School Board, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Identifiers: Florida (Broward County)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (60th, Houston, TX, April 1982, Session W-70).