ERIC Number: ED232022
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Employment of the Handicapped. Resource Guide.
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
This guide identifies resource organizations, agencies, and federal publications that provide information on employment of and employment services for handicapped persons. The first three sections contain brief summaries of (1) programs to assist disabled persons in obtaining employment, (2) programs creating job opportunities for disabled persons, and (3) programs regulating policies concerning employment of disabled persons. Their services are described and addresses and/or telephone numbers are provided. In the case of local offices, information on how to contact the program is given. The fourth section for employers contains information on finding handicapped applicants, tax benefits for employers of disabled persons, and resources on architectural barrier removal. A section on information resources and technical assistance is divided into these areas: general, homebound disabled persons, relevant holdings of databases, statistics/surveys, and vocational rehabilitation. For each organization, agency, retrieval system, or database, this information is provided: address, telephone number, and a description that includes its focus, services, and publications. The publications section contains annotations of materials from federal sources. Costs and availability are cited. Appendixes provide addresses of state vocational rehabilitation agencies, governors' committees on employment of handicapped persons, and regional labor offices. (YLB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Disabilities, Employment, Employment Opportunities, Employment Practices, Employment Programs, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Information Sources, Job Development, Physical Mobility, Program Descriptions, Resources, Technical Assistance, Vocational Rehabilitation
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.