ERIC Number: ED341186
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Employment and Disability: Trends and Issues for the 1990's. A Report on the 14th Mary E. Switzer Memorial Seminar (Washington, D.C., May 7-9, 1990).
Perlman, Leonard G., Ed.; Hansen, Carl E., Ed.
This report on the 14th Mary E. Switzer Memorial Seminar addresses trends and prospects for employment of persons with disabilities. The monograph begins with an introduction by Leonard G. Perlman and Carl E. Hansen, a foreword by Richard S. Materson, a list of seminar sponsors and Switzer scholars, a statement on the legacy of Mary Elizabeth Switzer by Nell C. Carney, and an overview of employment expectations of persons with disabilities in the 1990s by John D. Kemp. The report then presents the following chapters and special invited papers: "Employment and Disability: Emerging Issues for the 1990s" (Reed Greenwood); "Employment and the Worker with a Disability: A Corporate View" (Tom O'Bryant); "A Strategy for Small Enterprise Development by Individuals with Disabilities" (Neal W. Nathanson); "Employment and Disability: A Point of View from the Labor Unions" (Charles E. Bradford); "The Role of Rehabilitation and the Issues of Employment in the 1990s" (John J. Benshoff); "Window of Opportunity: Disabled Hispanics in the Labor Force" (Antonio Suazo); "Projects with Industry: The Concept and the Program" (Sandy A. DeSantis); "Improving Employment Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities: A Thumbnail Sketch of Corporate Initiatives" (Lana Smart); "1990: Equal to the Task II" (Richard L. Drach); "The Americans with Disabilities Act: A New Era" (Paul G. Hearne); and "Human Resources: Their Impact on Rehabilitation" (Paul L. Scher). Seminar recommendations and an eulogy for Mary E. Switzer conclude the monograph. (JDD)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Du Pont Corp., Wilmington, DE.; President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Rehabilitation Association, Alexandria, VA.
Identifiers: Americans with Disabilities Act 1990
Note: Additional support was provided by: Champion International; The Dole Foundation for Employment of People with Disabilities; Inter-National Association of Business, Industry and Rehabilitation; International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers; National Rehabilitation Counseling Association; National Rehabilitation Hospital; and RETEC USA, Inc.