ERIC Number: ED116386
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
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Handbook for Work Experience Program.
Roskos, Frank C.
Presented is a handbook on the Merrill Area (Wisconsin) Public Schools program for providing work experience for mentally handicapped and other special education students in high school. Brief sections cover information on the following program areas: objectives (such as to assist the student in making a job choice), cooperation with and services provided by the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), course of study, enrollment of student in DVR, pupil qualification, the teacher-counselor role, supervision of work experience, work permits, grading policies, compensation, criteria for selecting community employers (such as facilities which offer a proper learning opportunity), transportation, psychological services, sheltered workshops (an evaluation of vocational skills and a program for work adjustment), and followup services. Appended are forms for a student survey, student evaluation by employer, work expreience report, work permit, application for subminimum wage license, and application for vocational rehabilitation. (SB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Wisconsin Div. of Vocational Rehabilitation, Madison.
Authoring Institution: Merrill Area Public Schools, WI.