ERIC Number: ED025864
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Cooperative Agreements Between Special Education and Rehabilitation Services in the West. Selected Papers from a Conference on Cooperative Agreements (Las Vegas, Nevada, February, 1968).
Hensley, Gene, Ed.; Buck, Dorothy P., Ed.
Five papers discuss cooperative work-study agreements between schools and vocational rehabilitation services in the western states. Areas discussed include the advantages of cooperative agreements, the forms and disadvantages of third party agreements, basic concepts of the programs, and an outline form to use when applying for matching funds; the relationship of special education, rehabilitation and cooperative plans, programs, and agreements; and California's past and present work study programs for the mentally retarded. Also reviewed are research demonstrating the economic feasibility of vocational training for the educable mentally retarded in the public schools and communication problems in work study programs. The conference summary considers the purposes, goals, essence of, and necessity for cooperative agreements. (MK)
Descriptors: Administration, Administrative Problems, Communication Problems, Cooperative Education, Cooperative Programs, Coordination, Cost Effectiveness, Disabilities, Educational Cooperation, Equalization Aid, Exceptional Child Education, Mental Retardation, State Agencies, State Federal Aid, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Work Study Programs
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.; United Cerebral Palsy Association, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, Boulder, CO.