ERIC Number: ED381991
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr-6
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A Special Needs Post-High School Program at St. Joseph College: "If They Could See Me Now..."
Nardone, Alex; McGrath, Glenn
This collection of materials describes a collaborative program between the West Hartford (Connecticut) Public Schools and St. Joseph College (Connecticut) to prepare special needs students who have completed high school for transition to employment and community living. The program is intended to provide meaningful integration of special needs students with nonhandicapped, age-appropriate peers and utilizes special education support services, vocational and community experiences, 2-year programming, and job opportunities on campus. The materials include information about program features; an outline of life-centered career education competency units; an individualized education program form; sample academic worksheets; sample vocational training worksheets; and other information concerning life skills, community living, parent communication, and homework. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
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Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Saint Joseph College CT; West Hartford Public Schools CT
Note: Paper presented at the Annual International Convention of the Council for Exceptional Children (73rd, Indianapolis, IN, April 5-9, 1995). Some pages contain very small, filled print.