ERIC Number: ED200807
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1979-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Planning to Meet the Vocational Needs of Handicapped Students. Self-Help Booklet 5.
Warden, John W.; Lehrman, Raymond H.
This publication on planning to meet vocational needs is the fifth in the Self-Help series of five booklets designed for Alaska administrators and teachers to improve vocational services provided to handicapped pupils. It begins with a checklist of implications for administrators and teachers. These discussions and/or materials are provided: (1) an approach to action planning; (2) models for cooperative action plans involving special and vocational educators; (3) other strategies for developing action plans; (4) a chart detailing action levels for compliance with P.L. 94-142; (5) examples of special contributions of special education, vocational education, and vocational rehabilitation to a cooperative effort to meet vocational education needs of handicapped students; (6) special role responsibilities of school principals and teachers; (7) characteristics of successful action plans; (8) suggestions for building level action; (9) suggestions for curriculum modification at the classroom level; (10) three examples of curriculum modification; (11) tips and techniques to use with the mentally retarded; (12) a questionnaire "Knowing Yourself as a Teacher"; (13) some program examples; (14) guidelines for planning; (15) types of services that may be funded with vocational education set-aside funds; and (16) action planning checklist. Questions for further discussion and a bibliography are provided. (YLB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Check Lists, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Development, Demonstration Programs, Disabilities, Educational Planning, Guidelines, Mainstreaming, Mental Retardation, Models, Principals, Program Descriptions, Program Development, School Districts, Secondary Education, Special Education, Teacher Role, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Alaska State Dept. of Education, Juneau.
Authoring Institution: Northern Inst. for Research, Training, and Development, Inc., Anchorage, AK.
Identifiers - Location: Alaska