ERIC Number: ED064813
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
National Training Institute on Special and Technical Secretarial Occupations for the Blind (Chicago, Illinois, May 19-22, 1971).
Hadley School for the Blind, Winnetka, IL.
Summarized are the proceedings of a 4-day institute on career opportunities for visually handicapped secretaries. The proceedings are presented in the form of official minutes. General topics briefly mentioned include basic and interpersonal skills thought to be necessary for successful visually handicapped secretaries, psychological testing, educational needs of secretarial training, job placement, community involvement, employer attitudes; different kinds of secretaries, office aids for the visually handicapped, a research project and a laboratory-demonstration school, the prospective employee's good will, education of employers concerning competencies of visually handicapped secretaries, image of blindness, and the hesitant employer. (CB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Social and Rehabilitation Service (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Hadley School for the Blind, Winnetka, IL.