ERIC Number: ED161178
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Career Education Programming for the Handicapped: Cooperative Personnel Preparation. Final Report.
Cegelka, Patricia Thomas; And Others
The report contains 11 presentations from a 1977 conference on the vocational preparation stage of career education for handicapped children. K. Hoyt, M. Appel, and L. Phelps review implications of career education for special education, vocational education, and teacher education. L. Phelps presents an overview of federal commitments to vocational education and employment of the handicapped. Legal implications for State Departments of Education are analyzed be R. Chenowith, while the local school perspective on P.L. 94-142 (the Education for All Handicapped Children Act) is set forth by H. Collela. M. Phillips reviews the mandate for individualized education programs and includes examples of total service and individual intervention plans. M. Gold discusses vocational preparation services for adolescents with severe multiple handicaps. Two separate state reports from a 1976 Illinois conference on special education/vocational education are provided. In a final paper, G. Meers and S. Vasa describe Nebraska's project to develop competencies for special vocational needs teachers. Also included is conference-related information, including a followup evaluation. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC. Div. of Personnel Preparation.
Authoring Institution: Kentucky Univ., Lexington. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education for All Handicapped Children Act