ERIC Number: ED132810
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976-Jul
Reference Count: 0
Implementation of Strategies for the Handicapped II.
Schneps, Jack A.; And Others
Presented are the proceedings of two workshop/conferences given during 1974 on the strategies of 2-year colleges in responding to the career education needs of disabled students in New York State. It is noted that a total of 34 New York community colleges and 23 federal, state, and regional institutions sent representatives to at least one of the five conferences. Provided for the first conference are information on background of the conference (including planning and site selection); a summary of job placement strategies during the orientation program (including pre-admission activities, registration, and post-registration career planning workshops); a summary of strategies during the second and third semesters (including interactions among college staff, and work experiences for disabled students); and placement activities during the fourth semester. Included for the second conference are summaries of the keynote address and the following panel discussions: "Business, Industry, Government and Labor--Attitudes and Realities in the Employment of the Disabled"; "Disabled Students--Looking for Work and on the Job"; "The Community College--An Introspective Look, Where We Were, Where We Are, and Where We Should Be"; and "Affirmative Action and the Employment of the Disabled--Legislation and the Law". Summaries of group discussions are given. Appended are a list of participating colleges and the program agendas. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: City Univ. of New York, NY. Inst. for Research and Development in Occupational Education.; New York State Education Dept., Albany. Bureau of Two-Year Coll. Programs.
Note: For related information, see EC 092 452