ERIC Number: ED195070
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Training and Placement of Severely Disabled Persons. Project Employability--Volume 2.
Wehman, Paul, Ed.; Hill, Mark, Ed.
The document presents 12 papers on the vocational training and placement of severely disabled persons based partly on Project Employability, which involves the placement and on the job training of the severely disabled. Titles and authors include: "Placement of Severely Disabled Individuals into Competitive Employment--A Two Year Progress Report, 1978-1980" (P. Wehman et al.); "Training and Advocacy in Job Placement of Severely Handicapped Workers" (P. Wehman); "Fading Staff Assistance in an On-the-Job Training Program" (P. Wehman, M. Hill); "An Analysis and Evaluation of the Failures of Severely Disabled Individuals in Competitive Employment" (L. Kochany, J. Keller); "Employer and Nonhandicapped Coworker Perceptions of Moderately and Severely Retarded Workers" (M. Hill, P. Wehman); "An Analysis of Supervisor Evaluations of Moderately and Severely Retarded Workers" (M. Hill et al.); "Parental Attitudes Toward Vocational Training and Placement of Mentally Retarded Adults" (J. Pentecost, Jr.); "Parental Perceptions of Employment for Severely Disabled Individuals--A 12-Month Assessment" (P. Goodall et al.); "Improving the Work Productivity of a Mentally Retarded Woman in a City Restaurant" (S. White, K. Kennedy); "Reducing Noncompliance and Inappropriate Verbal Behavior in a Moderately Retarded Food Service Worker--Use of a Systematic Fading Procedure" (L. Kochany et al.); "Maintaining the Employability of a Severely Retarded Food Service Worker--Use of a Changing Criterion Program" (J. Keller); and "Reactivity and Its Effect on Performance of Severely Handicapped Food Service Trainees" (J. Fisher et al.). (DLS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation, Richmond.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond. School of Education.