ERIC Number: ED209530
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1982-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Vocational Technology for Cerebral Palsied Individuals Project. End-of-Project Report, 1978-1981. Volume I.
Darnell, Richard E.; And Others
A three-year project involving 27 participants was conducted to develop and apply a model vocational rehabilitation service program for cerebral palsied individuals; the project included assessment, work adjustment training, and placement. Included in the project were the following activities: (1) demonstrating a service delivery model of vocational assessment, work adjustment training, and placement for individuals moderately and severely disabled with cerebral palsy; (2) developing and continuing interagency cooperation among rehabilitation agencies, social service agencies, and schools; (3) identifying services essential to vocational adjustment of project clients; (4) exploring the needs of project clients in the areas of job development, post-employment services, and other services designed to enhance the independent functioning of the client in the community; (5) disseminating the Vocational Technology Project's model of task analysis, assessment, work adjustment training, placement, and follow-up of adolescent and adult clients with cerebral palsy; (6) exploring potentials for project refunding or spin-off; and (7) generating and disseminating a final project report. Inasmuch as the project was deemed successful, suggestions were offered to rehabilitation professionals interested in future replication of the program. (The appendixes to the report are available separately--see note.) (MN)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Agency Cooperation, Cerebral Palsy, Delivery Systems, Educational Needs, Information Dissemination, Job Development, Job Placement, Models, Needs Assessment, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, Publicity, Self Care Skills, Student Needs, Vocational Adjustment, Vocational Education, Vocational Rehabilitation
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Rehabilitation Services Administration (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Michigan Univ., Ann Arbor. Inst. for the Study of Mental Retardation and Related Disabilities.