ERIC Number: ED159851
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Vocational Education of Handicapped Students: A Guide for Policy Development.
Davis, Sharon; Ward, Michael
Designed to assist state and local educational agencies and intermeidate educational units in developing administrative policies for the vocational education of handicapped students, the manual address present policy areas and administrative concerns. Guidelines are presented for policy development in the following nine areas (examples of subtopics in parentheses): planning and administration (cooperation with vocational rehabilitation and other agencies); identification of students (referrals); vocational assessment (vocational counseling and observation of work behavior); individualized education programs; program placement (least restrictive environment and periodic review); service delivery (coordination of services and vocational education modifications); facilities and equipment (accessibility of new construction and adaptive services); personnel (student/staff ratio and inservice training); and fiscal management. (CL)
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Career Counseling, Delivery Systems, Evaluation Methods, Facilities, Financial Policy, Guidelines, Handicapped Children, Identification, Individualized Programs, Personnel, Policy Formation, Program Development, Referral, Student Placement, Vocational Education
Council for Exceptional Children, Publication Sales Unit, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, Virginia 22091 ($5.00, Publication No. 182)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA.