ERIC Number: ED073579
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972
Reference Count: 0
A Five County Vocational Skills Training Program for the Blind. Project Document.
Russell, Gene H.
Assembled are the ideas, techniques, and written documents of a 3 year, five county vocational skills training program designed to provide vocational skills and counseling to blind and partially sighted students in grades 7 through 14 within regular vocational classes. Technical and industrial arts, homemaking, and work experience are vocational areas emphasized by the program. Included in the introduction to the visually handicapped student are four methods of orientation and mobility. Teacher preparation is discussed and a referral system explained. Questions of regular vocational teachers are answered. Described are tests used in the program. Samples of approximately 35 forms used in the program such as registration forms and parent conference reports are provided. Local resources utilized are listed as are the written and visual products of the program. A formula to aid in the determination of staff requirements is explained. One of the recommendations of the program is that itinerant inservice teams be developed at the state level. Equipment and supplies suggested for industrial education and daily living skills are listed with prices and sources. For related documents see EC 051 030, EC 051 031, and EC 051 033. (DB)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Div. of Special Education.
Authoring Institution: Santa Cruz County Superintendent of Schools, CA.