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ERIC Number: ED395440
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995-Apr
Pages: 483
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
All Means All: Including Students from Special Populations in School to Work Programs.
Kellogg, Ann, Ed.
This resource guide assists Wisconsin educators in successfully including students with disabilities in school-to-work activities with appropriate support services. Section 1 provides an overview of the School to Work Opportunities Act and Wisconsin's state plan for developing a comprehensive school-to-work system integrated with federal efforts such as the Goals 2000 program and the Educate America Act. Section 2 provides information on special populations including legal definitions from various major federal laws and transition follow-up data from national and Wisconsin sources. Section 3 considers strategies for inclusion and covers vocational assessment practices, educational accommodations, vocational education provisions, and gender equity. Section 4 focuses on linking school-to-work efforts with existing human resources in a variety of related programs in Wisconsin. Section 5 reviews legislation and court litigation related to school-to-work program accessibility such as the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Section 6 provides additional resources such as an article on how adults with learning disabilities define learning disabilities, a report on the needs of minorities with disabilities, and information on the role of employers. (DB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation, Madison.; Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers: School to Work Opportunities Act 1994; Wisconsin