ERIC Number: ED079889
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Jun
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Exemplary Programs for the Handicapped. Volume II. Career Educatoion, Case Studies.
Bergstein, Patricia; And Others
Described are six career education programs for handicapped youth selected as examplary because of elements worthy of further study or replication. Presented in the form of case studies, each program is examined in terms of program operations, notable features, people, evaluation, recommendations, and informational sources. Described are the following programs: Career Development Center (Syosset, New York) offering students (ages 15 to 21 years) with adjustment problems occupational and academic education in an individualized approach; Mobile Unit for Vocational Education (Towson, Maryland) utilizing a mobile van to assess employment potential through work sample exploration in 10th grade students from special education classes; Project SERVE (Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Vocational Education) in St. Paul, Minnesota, serving handicapped students (ages 14 to 21 years) with emphasis on interagency cooperation and the generation of new SERVE programs; Project Worker (Fullerton, California) using a video tape curriculum to teach job entry skills to high school handicapped students; Technical Vocational Program for Deaf Students (also in St. Paul) providing post-secondary training in conjunction with an area vocational institute serving hearing students; and Vocational Village (Portland, Oregon) applying a personalized program of career education to high school dropouts. (See EC 052 242, EC 052 244, and EC 052 245 for related information). (DB)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Task Force on Dissemination.
Authoring Institution: Abt Associates, Inc., Cambridge, MA.
Identifiers - Location: California; Maryland; Minnesota (Saint Paul); New York; Oregon (Portland)