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ERIC Number: ED141642
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Mar
Pages: 159
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Workshop on the Development of Educational Personnel to Meet the Employment and Job Placement Needs of Handicapped Persons (Donaldson Brown Center for Continuing Education, Blacksburg, Virginia, January 13-15, 1977).
Sheppard, N. Alan, Ed.; Pais, Nanette, Ed.
This document features the proceedings of a 3-day workshop which highlighted a 12-month project focusing on educational personnel who work with the handicapped. The document contains four major addresses: "An Overview of the Expanding Federal Commitments to Vocational Education and Employment of Handicapped Individuals" by William Halloran; "Barriers to Employment of the Handicapped: Implications of New Legislation" by Clayton B. Boyd; "Inter-Agency Cooperation and Planning" by Richard Macer; and "Humanizing Education for the Disadvantaged and the Handicapped" by Ruth Diggs. Four workshop presentations are also included: Vocational Training for Special Needs Persons: The Community Survey Component; Task Analysis; Vocational Assessment of Handicapped Individuals; and Criteria and Approaches for Job Placement and Employment. Appendixes include the workshop program, evaluation, and invitation letter and a list of participants. (LMS)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
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Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Special Education.; Virginia State Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation, Richmond.; Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Div. of Vocational Education.; Virginia State Dept. of Community Colleges, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.