ERIC Number: ED199568
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: N/A
Teaching Handicapped Students Vocational Education. A Resource Handbook for K-12 Teachers.
Palomaki, Mary Jane, Ed.
These eighteen articles concern approaches for dealing with the handicapped student in vocational education. The first article addresses the diversity of teaching approaches. The others focus on (1) team teaching (and cooperation with other subject area teachers); (2) the SERVE (Special Education Rehabilitation Vocational Education) Center concept; (3) use of a learning manager; (4) special carpentry class for handicapped students; (5) prevocational skills assessment program for planning individualized programs; (6) preparing nonhandicapped students for mainstreaming; (7) entrepreneurship using talents of trainable mentally handicapped; (8) improving success rate in industrial arts; (9) results of three prescriptive laws now in effect; (10) "tactual print approach" used with blind students in industrial arts shop; (11) teaching strategies for blind students in photography; (12) community involvement in vocational education and work experience for severely handicapped secondary students; (13) vocational education for educable emotionally mentally handicapped and trainable mentally handicapped in Shelby, North Carolina; (14) Laramie Work-Experience Program; (15) the line production method used with mentally retarded; (16) the Westport, Connecticut, Special Education Career/Vocational Program (on-the-job training); and (17) teaching techniques for mainstreaming. Appendixes include these lists: definitions of specialized terms, 100 jobs mentally retarded people perform, recommended resources, and national organizations which are sources of information. (YLB)
Descriptors: Blindness, Career Education, Disabilities, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Federal Legislation, Industrial Arts, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, On the Job Training, Photography, Resource Staff, School Business Relationship, School Community Relationship, Student Evaluation, Tactile Adaptation, Teaching Methods, Team Teaching, Vocational Education, Woodworking, Work Experience Programs
NEA/IPD, Education of Handicapped Students, 1201 16th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20036 (Stock No. 3181-4-00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.