ERIC Number: ED145651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: 0
Pathways to Employment.
President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, Washington, DC.
Presented are highlights of the major recommendations offered by over 200 professionals who participated in the National Forum on Pathways to Employment, a meeting on problems relating to the job preparation and placement of handicapped individuals. An initial section lists legislative recommendations, administrative recommendations, recommendations to the education community, and recommendations to the handicapped public. Sections making up the bulk of the document include an issue statement, some questions to consider, delegates' comments, and a table on the barriers along with possible solutions for each of the following areas: financing, personnel preparation, programing, legislation, parents and voluntary health agencies, materials, interagency cooperation, employers, insurance, accessibility, consumerism, testing and evaluation, attitudes, unions and trade associations, and sheltered workshops. Also provided are a list of delegates and a list of planning committee members. (SBH)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Architectural Barriers, Attitudes, Child Advocacy, Conference Reports, Disabilities, Employers, Employment, Financial Support, Health Insurance, Instructional Materials, Job Placement, Legislation, Needs Assessment, Parents, Professional Training, Program Development, Sheltered Workshops, Testing Problems, Unions, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation, Voluntary Agencies
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped, Washington, DC.
Note: Recommendations made during the meeting of the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped (Washington, D.C., November 22, 23, 1976)