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ERIC Number: ED174836
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Apr
Pages: 73
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Supportive Services for Special Needs Students in Mainstreamed Vocational Education Programs: Guidelines for Implementation.
National Evaluation Systems, Inc., Amherst, MA.
Designed for vocational instructors and local school administrative personnel, these guidelines suggest ways for improving the vocational education of mainstreamed special needs students by providing supportive services to best meet visually handicapped, orthepedically impaired, seriously emotionally disturbed, or learning disabled). The first of six sections discusses the identification of and prescription for students with special needs. Section 2 relates instructional supportive services and the role of the vocational instructor. The third section expands upon the relationship of guidance and counseling services and the role of the vocational instructor. Section 4 discusses the identification of job opportunities, job placement, and follow-up services and the role of the vocational instructor. The fifth section describes corrective and other supportive services designed specifically for those students with physical related problems and supportive services available outside the local school. The final section describes funding provisions for excess costs involved in providing supportive services for special needs students in regular vocational education programs. A sample listing of out-of-school support agencies providing support to persons with disabilities is given. (LRA)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: West Virginia State Dept. of Education, Charleston. Bureau of Vocational, Technical, and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: National Evaluation Systems, Inc., Amherst, MA.
Identifiers - Location: West Virginia