ERIC Number: ED198272
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Tools, Equipment, and Machinery Adapted for the Vocational Education and Employment of Handicapped People.
Gugerty, John, Comp.; And Others
Intended to assist in the vocational education and employment of individuals who are handicapped, this catalog contains descriptions and illustrations of modified tools, equipment, and machinery for use in 38 areas. These use areas are arts, assembly, assessment, automobile repair, benchwork, communication, computer processing, cosmetology, dictation, duplicating and printing, eating, education, electronics, environmental control, food preparation, gardening, health, kitchen work, laundering, listening, machine trades, maintaining balance, mathematics, measuring, mobility, money exchange, packaging, reaching, reading, recreation, safety, sewing, shopping, transportation, typing, work tables, and writing. Each piece of equipment is pictured along with information on how it works, its developer, place of use, field testing regulatory approval, warranty, availability, source, price, and role in helping the handicapped overcome specific problems. Equipment is cross referenced by use and by seven disability categories (hearing impaired, learning disabled, mentally retarded, multiply handicapped, physically handicapped, speech impaired, visually impaired). Appendixes contain information on modifications to accomodate disabled persons at nine different worksites as well as lists of additional available resources, organizations serving the handicapped, postsecondary educational institutions serving the handicapped, relevant classroom materials, and publications and equipment distribution outlets. (MN)
Descriptors: Catalogs, Disabilities, Educational Equipment, Employment, Equipment, Equipment Utilization, Hand Tools, Hearing Impairments, Machine Tools, Mechanical Equipment, Mental Retardation, Multiple Disabilities, Physical Disabilities, Postsecondary Education, Special Education, Speech Handicaps, Visual Impairments, Vocational Education
Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center, University of Wisconsin--Madison, 265 Educational Sciences Bldg., Madison, WI 53706 ($30.00; Wisconsin residents add 4% sales tax).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Occupational and Adult Education (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Wisconsin Vocational Studies Center.; Indianhead Vocational, Technical and Adult Education District, Shell Lake, WI.
Note: Photographs will not reproduce well.