ERIC Number: ED366118
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Annual Report on the Plan for Ensuring Access for Individuals with Disabilities to All New York State Education Department Programs and Services. Annual Report on Access.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
The 1992 annual report provides an overview of activities undertaken by offices of the New York State Education Department to promote accessibility for people with disabilities to Department programs and services available to the public at large. It also summarizes accomplishments resulting from the collaboration of various Department offices through the Intra-Agency Council. Major accomplishments included training over 500 Department supervisors on working with employees with disabilities and development of a Volunteer Internship Program, which provides people with severe disabilities with work experience in the Department's Office of Cultural Education. The first section, an overview, provides background information on the Intra-Agency Council and development and implementation of the Department Plan. Section 2 summarizes intra-office collaborative activities. Section 3 reviews the accomplishments that resulted from Department Plan implementation and the emerging issues to be addressed in next year's plans. The final section is on Council activities and summarizes issues addressed by the Council, Council accomplishments, results of the "Survey of Department Services to Employees with Disabilities," Council activities in response to the survey, and emerging issues. An attachment lists Intra-Agency Council members. (DB)
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Cooperation, Disabilities, Employer Employee Relationship, Government Role, Normalization (Disabilities), Personnel Management, Program Development, Program Implementation, Severe Disabilities, Social Integration, State Departments of Education, Supported Employment, Teamwork, Volunteers, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Identifiers: Employees with Disabilities; New York State Education Department