ERIC Number: ED215525
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Project Employability: Home/School/Work Handbook.
Burrell, Lewis P.; Talarico, Robert L.
The handbook, fifth in a series from Project Employability (Ohio), provides an information source for helping educable and trainable mentally retarded high school students bridge the gap between school and the world of work. Chapter 1 reviews Project Employability in terms of background, goals and objectives, program products, program development, and effectiveness. Chapter 2 addresses job opportunities, while Chapter 3 discusses effective occupational education programs and provides direction to parents of young children. Chapter 4 offers support resources for the handicapped. The fifth chapter looks at job maintenance. Legal rights and requirements are the topic of Chapter 6. A final chapter considers the role and function of parents, the work-study coordinator, teacher, supervisor, and employer. Chapters 2 through 6 contain self help pre- and posttests as well as illustrative vignettes. (SB)
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Civil Liberties, Education Work Relationship, Employment Opportunities, Employment Potential, High Schools, Job Skills, Legislation, Mild Mental Retardation, Moderate Mental Retardation, Parent Role, Program Descriptions, Program Development, Resources, Role Perception, Teacher Role, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Research, Planning, and Evaluation.
Authoring Institution: East Central Ohio Special Education Regional Resource Center, Dover.