ERIC Number: ED210463
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Guidelines for Vocational Placement, Assessment and Training of the Handicapped. Special Needs Handbook, Volume II.
Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Vocational Education.
This second volume of a handbook for vocational educators in secondary schools in Alabama contains guidelines that should be considered by vocational education and special education personnel during the program placement and training of special education students. The guide is divided into four sections. Section 1 introduces the federal legislation (Public Law 94-142 and 94-482), which deal with educational opportunities for the handicapped and vocational education. In Section 2, guidelines for program placement are outlined, including the process, availability of training, list of resources, alternatives for training, and development of vocational individualized educational plans. Section 3 contains guidelines for occupational assessment, such as responsibility, use of agencies outside the school system, and methods of assessment. The last section outlines guidelines for vocational training for the handicapped, including responsibilities of the vocational teacher, guidance counselor, and outside agencies; coordination of training; instructional setting; curriculum; and student evaluation. (KC)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Administrator Guides, Disabilities, Disadvantaged, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Guidelines, Individualized Education Programs, Mainstreaming, Normalization (Handicapped), Program Implementation, Secondary Education, Special Education, State Programs, State School District Relationship, Student Evaluation, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alabama State Dept. of Education, Montgomery. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Alabama
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Education Amendments 1976; Education for All Handicapped Children Act