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ERIC Number: ED142015
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1977
Feasibility Study of Postsecondary Education for Deaf People. 1976-1977. Reports I and II.
Presented in two parts are research findings on the postsecondary educational needs of deaf individuals in the state of Maryland. In part I, sections address revelations from national data on the deaf population; the methods used to gather statistics; opinions of vocational rehabilitation counselors, parents, professionals, and deaf individuals regarding postsecondary educational needs; and recommendations for the typical community college program, comprehensive programs. adult basic education, community services, and location for postsecondary programs. Part I appendixes include a map of the geographic distribution of vocational rehabilitation deaf citizens in Maryland, a list of community college level postsecondary programs by state, questionnaire and interview materials, a list of the study's advisory committee, and definitions. Part II focuses on deaf students' manpower needs with sections on the following: the job market as faced by the deaf person, state and national manpower projections for the 1980's, occupations which require training of 2 years' duration or less and are not dependent on hearing, vocational rehabilitation counselors' opinions on desirable occupational training subjects for deaf clients, and recommendations concerning curricular offerings of postsecondary programs for deaf students based on the information. (SBH)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore. Div. of Vocational-Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Howard Community Coll., Columbia, MD.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland